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DualSun

A hybrid solar panel that generates electricity and hot water simultaneously

February 2020
Gallery DualSun 1
Gallery DualSun 1
01.

Identification

DualSun aims to reduce the energy consumption of buildings by generating clean and affordable solar heat and electricity.

DualSun developed a hybrid solar panel certified in the world that generates simultaneously electricity and hot water. A regular photovoltaic panel converts only 20% of the sun’s energy into electricity while the remaining 80% is lost as heat. This hybrid panel captures this heat and transfers it to produce hot water. With zero risk of overheating and by optimizing rooftop space, the DualSun hybrid panel is a technology for all types of buildings and applications: hot water production, pool heating, and space heating by coupling with heat pumps and/or geothermal units.

Label Date February 2020
By DualSun
From France
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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Applications
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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The environmental benefits

  • The panels can be recycled up to 95% and has an average lifetime of 30 years.
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The Financial benefits

  • Payback in 8 to 10 years
  • Over 18,400 dollars in savings over the lifetime of the installation (almost double of an equivalent PV installation)
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Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
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Company Profile

DualSun

Smart solar for smart buildings: a powerful hybrid solar panel 100% Made in France that generates 3x more energy.

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Headquarters 13013 Marseille, France
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Networking Partner

Cleantech Open France

The Cleantech Open France is looking for the best clean technology ideas from around the country. This is the largest cleantech accelerator program in France and it belongs to the largest international network of cleantech startups, the Cleantech Open founded in California, which has a presence in more than 20 countries worldwide.

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Solutions Associated 28

Capenergies

Capenergies is a french competitiveness Cluster adressing the topic of the energy transition for sustainable territories.

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