Kuraray commercializes its concentrator PV lens, begins supply contract with Amonix

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Kuraray has simultaneously announced its commercialization plans for its concentrating PV lens and its intended supply of its technology to Amonix. Kuraray has been working on expanding its business divisions over the past two years and in the energy sector has been working on developing a concentrating lens by producing methacrylic resin.

The company maintains that its improved methacrylic resin molding technology allows the lens to achieve advanced light and water resistance. Additionally, by using innovative transcription properties that are based off precision molding technology, Kuraray states that the CPV lens is able to reach high degrees of precision and light-concentrating efficiency.

Kuraray intends to run a full-scale production and supply lenses to Amonix’s Las Vegas CPV plant, which opened last month and has a 150MW capacity. A timeline for delivery and financial details were not disclosed.

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