Hybrid solar panels produce more than twice the energy

Jérôme Mouterde and Laetitia Brottier formed the DualSun company after studying in Paris

Hybrid solar panels, invented and made in France and combining photovoltaic and water heating, are leading the way in efficiency.

Engineering students Jérôme Mouterde and Laetitia Brottier came across the concept while studying in Paris in 2010 and started the DualSun company to develop it.

Their enthusiasm came from research that showed that liquid cooling of the photovoltaic panels increased their efficiency and lifespan.

When the liquid is then used to provide hot water, the total amount of ...

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