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Innovation at Feedgy

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Innovation serves our beliefs. It translates our vision into a strategy for developing new services for our customers, which will benefit the entire industry.

R&D adapts to both new uses and new markets and relies on the most advanced technologies in artificial intelligence and photonic physics.

Innovation at Feedgy in a few numbers:

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Artificial intelligence is a field that combines computer science and data sets to enable problem-solving.

Photonics physics is defined as the science of generating, controlling, and detecting light.

In this new context, the challenge is to have the lowest possible levelized cost of electricity (LCOE*) to increase profitability.

* The LCOE (Levelized Cost of Energy) is a measure of the total cost of energy production for a given installation. It takes into account all costs related to a system over its lifetime with a ratio of costs referred to as 'discounted' costs: production costs divided by the quantity of energy produced.

Feedgy has focused its R&D on two complementary pillars

Digital

Evaluate the performance level of any solar installation.
Qualify and quantify any potential anomalies.

Photonics Physics

Boost its production, performance, and lifespan.

Our goal: Reduce the LCOE, produce more, at a lower cost, and for a longer duration.

Digital: Energy Management and LCOE Reduction

For several years, Feedgy's approach has relied on the combination of algorithms with innovative instrumentation to enrich decision support and continuously provide new services.

Originally based on theoretical models, Feedgy transitioned to artificial intelligence in 2021. This technology is more precise, faster, more stable, and, most importantly, it opens the door to prediction:

This level of responsiveness and precision enables effective intervention by professionals in operations and maintenance (O&M). It also reduces the downtime of the plant, thereby avoiding a significant drop in production, which would have resulted in substantial revenue loss.

2. Photonics: Reducing LCOE

The word "photovoltaic" is composed of "photo," which expresses light, and "voltaic" for electricity. However, solar market players only focus on electricity. At Feedgy, we believe that the treatment of light is underutilized. Indeed, light is the fuel for the solar panel. Mastery of the light spectrum opens the door to additional reserves, synonymous with overproduction, but also to new applications, such as agrivoltaics.

Feedgy is conducting research on the optimization of the optical components of a solar installation, relying on the mastery of energy through photonics engineering: photonics*

* The science of generating, controlling, and detecting light

More concretely,

it involves offering our clients the best panels on the current global market and, for a given panel technology, producing more kWh. It's also a way to improve agrivoltaic techniques.

By partnering with the most efficient manufacturers in the market, we enable our clients to benefit from the highest power per square meter.

CaractéristiqueImpactPERC type PTOPCON type NHJT type N
Bifacialité Plus de production d’électricité par la face arrière70%75%85% - 90%
Coefficient de températureMoins les pertes de rendement dues à l’échauffement-0.37% / °C-0.32% / °C-0.26% / °C
Technologie zéro LID (« Light Induced Degradation »)Moins de pertes de rendement à la suite de la mise en serviceNonOuiOui
Efficacité modulePlus de production pour la même surfaceMoyen 19.5% à 20.5%Fort
20.5 à 21.5%
Très fort
22% à 23%
Taux de dégradation linéaire En % par anMaintien de la performance au cours du temps0.55 sur 25 ans0.42 sur 30 ans0,375 sur 30 ans
Architecture innovante du panneauDurée de vie de la centrale plus élevéePartiellementPartiellementIntégrée dans les panneaux Feedgy
Bilan carbone à la fabrication en g eq. CO2 / WEnvironmental550 480390
Graphique rendement surfacique en énergie (kWh/m2)
Graphique rendement surfacique en puissance (Wc/m2)

Grâce à la technologie HJT type N, lors d’un repowering à surface égale vous produisez plus d’électricité

Logo Huasun

Feedgy a établi un partenariat exclusif avec Huasun sur les projets de Repowering.

Producteur mondial de panneaux solaire de très haute qualité et à la pointe de la technologie, Huasun met aujourd’hui ses technologies au service de nos clients. Nous travaillons ensemble main dans la main pour développer des modules toujours plus performants destinés à faire du repowering la seule solution permettant de réduire significativement le LCOE.

De nouvelles technologies sont aujourd’hui proposées, pour plus de renseignements sur l’HétéroJonction et bien d’autres

Research and Development

Thanks to research and tests conducted in collaboration with research centers and other academic partners, Feedgy designs new solutions to increase the efficiency of solar panels.

Photonics to optimize production at Feedgy

LIFESPAN
+ 10 ans
REDUCTION IN COST
- 10% LCOE

Benefit from our technical expertise by exploring our Repowering offer.

Partners

Our solutions thrive on innovation through our daily collaborations with institutional research partners in France and Europe on innovative projects for the solar sector. Anchored in a dynamic ecosystem facilitated by competitiveness clusters (Tenerrdis and Systematic), Feedgy is a proactive player in the solar industry.

Through scientific partnerships such as CNRS and École Polytechnique, Feedgy accelerates photovoltaic research and provides practical applications for laboratory results. . Thanks to these collaborations, new technologies are developed and tested on our test benches.

Other actors such as BPI France, Ademe, the Ile de France Region, and InnoEnergy provide financial support to our efforts, contributing to accelerating experiments and subsequently implementing them in our clients' installations.

Schéma partenaires Feedgy

A Dedicated Team

At Feedgy, the innovation department is at the core of our strategy.

Feedgy's Innovation team consists of specialized engineers and Ph.D. holders in science. They dedicate their daily efforts to improving photovoltaic technologies for even greater performance . The team brings together complementary skills in photovoltaic systems, optics, photonics, artificial intelligence, data sciences, machine learning, IoT, and numerical modeling.

The work of our experts has been recognized multiple times by the industry through innovation competitions and project calls.