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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 [...]

2016-08-11T02:05:12+00:00 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 [...]

2016-08-11T02:22:53+00:00 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) [...]

2016-11-11T02:38:54+00:00 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. [...]

2016-11-11T02:38:54+00:00 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 [...]

2016-11-11T02:38:54+00:00 March 4, 2013|

Alta Devices Named to MIT Technology Review’s 2013 50 Disruptive Companies List Recognizing World’s Most Innovative Companies

CAMBRIDGE, MA, February 20, 2013 — Alta Devices been identified in the field of Energy and Materials as one of 2013’s 50 Disruptive Companies, MIT Technology Review’s annual list of the world’s most innovative technology companies. The honorees are nominated by MIT Technology Review’s editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the last [...]

2016-11-11T02:38:54+00:00 February 20, 2013|

Alta Devices Shows the Future of Mobile Power

Sunnyvale, CA – January 4, 2013 – Alta Devices today provided a glimpse of the future of mobile power with the announcement of reference designs for the world’s lightest, and highest energy density, flexible military charging mats. The smallest of these chargers, which convert light into electricity, weighs just 4 ounces, has dimensions that are slightly [...]

2016-11-11T02:38:54+00:00 January 4, 2013|

Alta Devices Discloses Key Technologies to Serve a New Class of Solar Applications

Austin, TX – June 8, 2012 – At this week’s IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference (PVSC), Alta DevicesTM disclosed details of key technologies that enabled its latest record module result. Alta described how its thin film solar cells are interconnected into flexible sheets creating a new class of solar material that leverages the company’s record–setting high efficiency Gallium [...]

2016-11-11T02:38:54+00:00 June 8, 2012|

Alta Devices Solar Panel Receives NREL Verification of 23.5% Efficiency

Santa Clara, CA – February 6, 2012 – Alta Devices’ most recent solar panel has been verified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at 23.5% efficiency. This is the highest solar panel efficiency yet achieved and demonstrates Alta’s progress toward its objective of developing solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions that are competitive, without subsidies, with fossil [...]

2016-11-11T02:38:54+00:00 February 6, 2012|