SmartShield overwhelmed by Solar Power UK response

Loughborough-based SmartGen Ltd has revealed that it was overwhelmed by the UK industry’s response to its SmartShield system.  SmetGen claims its SmartShield polymeric resin is capable of boosting yield by almost 10 percent.


SmartShield is a long lasting glass protection suitable for PV modules that is able to increase light transmission of solar panels, boosting the annual yield by up to 9.8 percent. SmartGen is keen to stress that SmartShield’s claimed efficiency gains are not just sales rhetoric, but hard figures based on a variety of test cases across the UK.

The SmartShield is a polymeric resin that works by increasing the light transmission of solar panels. Unlike traditional coatings, SmartShield becomes part of the glass – preventing any peels, cracks or flakes from appearing...

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Date: 11 October 2012

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