L R AS Published on Monday 13 September 2021 - n° 373 - Categories:panels, placing on the market

Flexible and lightweight standard solar panel for electric vehicles

Fraunhofer and a German manufacturer OpesSolution have developed a flexible and lightweight standard solar panel for electric vehicles, including buses, trucks and vans

This 1 x 1 metre frameless panel has an efficiency of 22% and a power output of 170 W. The panel is flexible and can be bent by 15 degrees.

The purpose of the panel is to provide additional electricity to the batteries. Depending on the geographical area of operation, it could travel 10,000 km per year (800 km per month) using its solar output.


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