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Alta Devices Announces Cooperation With Airware To Enable Seamless Integration Of Solar Power In Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Sunnyvale, CA – October 15, 2014 – Today, Alta Devices has announced cooperation with Airware to enable manufacturers of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to seamlessly integrate solar power into their aircraft. Alta Devices holds the world record for solar cell efficiency at 28.8%, and has shown that by integrating its thin and lightweight solar material [...]

October 15, 2014|

Alta Devices to Discuss How Building Automation and IoT Sensor Vendors Can Grow the Market by Removing the Need for any External Power Connections

What What Alta Devices (www.altadevices.com) will discuss how vendors of building automation and other Internet of Things (IoT) sensors can speed the pace of deployment by making them far less complex to install and maintain. The company will explain how its AnyLight™ power technology can draw sufficient energy from indoor lighting to power a wide [...]

September 23, 2014|

Alta Devices to Describe How to Enable Commercial Unmanned Vehicles to Fly All Day Long Using Its Solar Technology

What Alta Devices (www.altadevices.com) will describe how the longevity of flight and economics of using commercial UAVs will be dramatically different because of its unique solar technology. Alta can enable small UAVs to fly all day long under the sun because it offers the highest efficiency broadly available solar technology at 28.8%. When and Where [...]

September 10, 2014|

Hanergy Completes Acquisition of Alta Devices

Beijing, August 13, 2014 – Hanergy Holding Group Limited (“Hanergy”, the “Company” or the “Group”), a multinational clean-energy power generator and the world’s leading thin-film solar company, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alta Devices, whose thin film solar technology has a conversion efficiency of 30.8%, the highest among the solar energy technologies [...]

August 13, 2014|

Alta Devices To Describe Why Solar Isn’t Just For Sunlight Anymore

What – Alta Devices will describe how its AnyLight™ technology can power sensors for a variety of applications using indoor light. This is a result of Alta’s unique technology that not only holds a world-record for efficiency at 28.8%, but also captures substantial energy under extremely dim indoor lighting conditions. Where – Sensors Expo, Donald E. Stephens [...]

June 17, 2014|

Alta Devices To Enable Self-Powered Internet of Things

Sunnyvale, CA – November 19, 2013 – Alta Devices announced today that its mobile power technology produces up to 5 times more power from indoor light than other commercially available solar technologies. This means that for a given power requirement, an Alta Devices solar cell powering a wireless sensor can be 1/5 the size, and since [...]

November 19, 2013|

AeroVironment Solar-Powered Puma AE Small Unmanned Aircraft Achieves Continuous Flight for More Than Nine Hours

Groundbreaking development in the evolution of small unmanned aircraft systems; advanced solar cells increase hand-launched Puma AE™ endurance by 350 percent Far-reaching implications for small UAS utility in military, public safety and commercial uses Alta Devices cutting-edge mobile power technology produces ample power with minimal added weight WASHINGTON, At AUVSI, August 12, 2013 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) [...]

August 12, 2013|

NREL Study Shows Alta Devices Solar Material Retains Very High Efficiency At Elevated Temperatures And Operates Up To 10 Degrees Cooler Than Silicon In Real-World Conditions

Tampa, FL – June 20, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Alta Devices have jointly demonstrated that Alta’s solar material retains its high efficiency in real-world conditions, particularly on hot days. The primary reason is that Alta’s modules stay cooler and lose very little efficiency as the temperature rises. [...]

June 20, 2013|

Alta Devices Achieves 30.8% Efficiency Record with New Generation Solar Cell Technology

Sunnyvale, CA – March 4, 2013 – Alta Devices today disclosed that it has reached 30.8% solar cell efficiency. This new NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) verified record has resulted from the company’s first implementation of a new generation “dual junction” solar cell technology which augments the company’s “single junction” technology. Higher efficiency directly translates into [...]

March 4, 2013|