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Edgehog solar panels

Ultra-transmissive, self-cleaning cover glass for energy-efficient retrofitting of solar cells

April 2020
Gallery Edgehog solar panels 1
Gallery Edgehog solar panels 1


Thanks to its nanostructure, the Edgehog glass cover for solar panel is able to reduce energy loss resulting from light reflection especially during evenings and mornings.

While technological advances in the solar field typically focus on the efficiency of the solar cells, significant energy loss resulting from the glass cover is often neglected. Edgehog cover glass addresses this need via its anti-reflection, wide-angle and broad-spectrum technology, boosting energy production especially when the sun is low. Edgehog cover glass features superhydrophobic, self-cleaning properties, maintaining the performance of panels over time and minimizing the operational costs associated with cleaning. Integrable into newly manufactured solar panels or existing solar panels, Edgehog is a very versatile solution to optimize solar energy production, whether it is for terrestrial or spatial application.

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Label Date April 3, 2020
By Edgehog
From Canada
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Visibility; Funding opportunities; Partnership opportunities

The environmental benefits

  • Boosts energy output by 30% during mornings and evenings
  • Helps to produce up to 25% per year more energy than a regular solar panel

The Financial benefits

  • Reduces levelized cost of energy by 3%

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Bio-inspired Invisible Glass.

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Headquarters Montreal, QC H4C 2K1, Canada
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