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New Power-generating Louver Comes With Tilted Solar Panels

2014/08/27 18:15
Kiyotaka Nakanishi, Nikkei BP CleanTech Institute
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Sankyo Tateyama Inc released a new louver product equipped with tilted solar panels.

While the louver itself is vertically installed, the solar panels make an angle of 83° to the ground.

The solar panels of its previous louver product are vertical to the ground. And the amount of power generated by the panels is 35% smaller than that of the panels making an angle of 30° to the ground.

On the other hand, the amount of power generated by the panels of the new product is only 22% lower than that of the panels making an angle of 30° to the ground.