concentrator /module, array, or collector

  An arrangement of photovoltaic cells that includes a lens to concentrate sunlight onto small-area cells. Concentrators can increase the power flux of sunlight hundreds of times.
  Solar Electric Glossary

Energy terms . 2014.

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