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    Basic Information

Technology developed: NON-MECHANICAL TRACKING SOLAR CONCENTRATOR (TP19762617336)
Category: Product(Hardware/Material/Software)
Details of Inventor(s):
Inventor Institution/Organization/Company Department Designation
DR. DALIP SINGH MEHTA Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS Professor
Technical Application Area: Energy/Power
If 'Other', please specify:
Please give more details of new technical application area:
Organization(s):
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi
Affiliated Ministry: Institution Funding (Self Supported)
Type of technology development: Indigenous
Does the technology help in replacing any import items currently
procured from outside India?
Does the technology have export potential? Yes
Category of Technology developed: Immediate Deployment
Stage of Development: Prototype Level
Please describe in detail including the TRL Level:
TRL6

    Abstract:

Applications: A multipurpose sunlight harvesting non-mechanical tracking solar concentrator is developed, which is based on large Fresnel lens concentrating sunlight throughout the day and for all seasons of the year and mirror system redirecting sunlight. In this concentrator a secondary optics is used for separating visible and near infrared portion of the sunlight. The visible portion of the sunlight is concentrated onto a solar cell efficiently throughout the day for converting it into electricity and charging the battery or provides power for daily use. Key features: 1. There is innovative mounting of Fresnel lenses for concentrating sun light throughout the day. 2. A secondary optics for separating Visible and NIR portion of the sunlight is used. 3. No mechanical tracking is required for concentrating sun light. 4. A multipurpose sunlight harvesting system including solar stove/chulha, room lighting, water heating and battery charging. 5.Efficiency could be achieved more than 40 percent.
Advantages: Day light saving, direct sun light inside the room for best quality light and health benefits. Thermoelectric conversion/photovoltaic conversion for battery charging and storage. Cost effective and highly efficient in harvesting solar energy. The entire system is low cost and compact in size The system is scalable and is maintenance free.

    Technology Inputs:

Imported Equipment/Spare Parts:
Equipment/Spare Parts Year ITC-HS Code
NA
Indigenous Equipment/Spare Parts:
Equipment/Spare Parts Year ITC-HS Code
NA
Imported Raw Materials:
Raw Materials Year ITC-HS Code
NA
Indigenous Raw Materials:
Raw Materials Year ITC-HS Code
NA
Existing R&D Facilities used:
Facilities Year ITC-HS Code
NA

    R&D Investment:

R&D investment (Rs. in Lakhs):                    
Indian Source (Rs.) Foreign Source (Rs.) Year
0 0 NA

   Patents & Publications:

Patents:
Filed Patents (No.) Granted Patents (No.) Year
1 0 NA
Publications:
Submitted (No.) Published (No.) Year
0 0 NA

    Commercialization Potential:

Who are the Potential Licensees?
What commercially available products address
the same problem?
Company Product Problem Addressed
Would you like to develop this invention further with
corporate research support?
Yes
Would you be interested in participating in cluster based
programs for commercialization research or business
planning for your invention?
Yes
      Submitted by: Anil Wali Date of Submission: 5-8-2020



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