The continuous improvement of solar cell efficiencies is especially important at the end of the life of a solar cell and improving this is key for mantaining European competitiveness and independence, not least because solar cells thar are more efficient in terms of power are also more efficient in terms of cost. A TDE contract between AZUR SPACE, Fraunhofer ISE, Qioptiq, Umicore, tf2 devices and Tampere University of Technology has developed solar cell concepts with the potential to reach end of life efficiencies above 30%. (source: ESA; www.esa.int)
AZUR SPACE will be present on the 37th annual Space Power Workshop. The Workshop provides an informal, unclassified, internal forum for the exchange of ideas and information on space power. Space Power Workshop sessions include Program Experience, Power Systems Architecture, Power Management and Distribution (PMAD), Energy Generation, Energy Storage, and Advanced Concepts. The workshop will be held April 1-4, 2019 in California, USA.
AZUR SPACE will be present on the ESPC 2019, the 12th European Space Power Conference. The upcoming ESPC will be very special - it will be held in Juan-les-Pins, France, from 31 September to 04 October 2019, marking the 30th anniversary of the ESPC, since 1989.
AZUR SPACE will be present on the CPV-15, the premier technical conference in the areas of high- and low- concentration PV components, modules and tracker-based PV systems.
The conference will take place from March 25-27, 2019 in Fès, Marocco.
GomSpace display models of GOMX4A and GOMX4B - a twin in-orbit demonstration mission launched in 2018 and still operational.
- Solar cells provided by AZUR SPACE.
Satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral (SSL) added European solar cell company
AZUR SPACE to its supplier base, signing a three-year supply contract.