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Adaptive, full-spectrum solar energy system

United States Patent

August 5, 2003
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An adaptive full spectrum solar energy system having at least one hybrid solar concentrator, at least one hybrid luminaire, at least one hybrid photobioreactor, and a light distribution system operably connected to each hybrid solar concentrator, each hybrid luminaire, and each hybrid photobioreactor. A lighting control system operates each component.
Muhs; Jeffrey D. (Lenoir City, TN), Earl; Dennis D. (Knoxville, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
09/ 953,848
September 18, 2001
FEDERAL RESEARCH STATEMENT This invention was made with Government support under contract no. DE-AC05-00OR22725 to UT-Battelle, LLC, awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.