German architect Andre Broessel and his team at Rawlemon have developed a prototype for a transparent, spherical solar generator that maximizes solar collection.
Beta.ray has the ability to convert electricity and thermal energy at the same time, producing efficiency levels of 57%, and reducing the solar cell area by 25%.
At night, the Ball Lens can be used as a light to illuminate both indoor and outdoor spaces, as well as collect energy from moonlight.
Due to its high-performance capabilities, Beta.ray, is suitable for areas where solar energy-harvesting was unconventional, being able to collect, store, and power all over the world.
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