Solar Energy Product Design

Solar Energy Product Design

Concurrent Design provides solar energy engineering, design, and build services. Its product development expertise may be applied in all manner of solar energy product development projects. From early stage research and development (R&D), engineering proof of concept (POC), alpha and beta prototypes, and preproduction designs through high volume manufacturing ramp up, Concurrent Design provides value at each step in the process. It has provided solar energy product design and development, solar energy custom equipment design, and solar energy manufacturing engineering services related to crystalline silicon, thin film (CIGS and amorphous silicon), triple-junction (III-V), and emerging technology solar cells. By virtue of its depth and breadth of experience in many solar applications, Concurrent Design brings a unique advantage to the development of your solar product.

Areas of expertise in solar energy product design include:
  • Solar engineering services for commercial and industrial product development
    • Industrial or commercial solar energy product design
    • Utility scale, industrial, commercial or residential scale applications
    • Solar design for productization of PV cells / modules into advanced solar energy products
    • Solar energy product electro-mechanical packaging design
    • Solar energy racking product design
    • Solar energy tracking systems product design
    • Solar design integration into new or existing commercial or industrial products
    • Storage design integration into commercial or industrial products
  • Engineering analysis of products for solar design
    • Analysis of solar energy harvest availability
    • Cost benefit analysis of solar power integration
    • Cost analysis
    • Tolerance analysis
    • Structural analysis
    • Thermal analysis
    • Wind engineering
    • Lightning engineering
    • Shock and vibration
    • EMI / RFI
    • FEM / FEA / CFD
  • Custom engineering design services
    • Solar technology selection and design
    • Electrical engineering design
    • Industrial design (ID)
    • Mechanical engineering design
    • Electro-mechanical packaging design
    • Manufacturing process selection
    • Vendor sourcing and qualifying
    • Prototype product manufacturing
    • Prototype product testing
    • Regulatory engineering and compliance testing
    • Reliability engineering and testing
    • Manufacturing solutions
  • DFX
    • Design to cost
    • Design for environmental exposure (sun, wind and weather)
    • Design for manufacturability (DFM)
    • Design for assembly (DFA)
    • Design for test (DFT)
  • Prototype manufacturing for solar product design
    • Solar panels / solar modules
    • Solar systems
    • Solar products with electro-mechanical packaging
    • Commercial product design with solar power integration
    • Structural elements
    • Packaging elements
    • Storage elements
Electro-Mechanical Packaging Design for Commercial Solar Product

Electro-Mechanical Packaging Design for Commercial Solar Product
Bipolar Combiner
Client: Ideal Power


Structural Analysis and Electro-Mechanical Packaging Design for Commercial Solar Product
Client: SolarWing

Concurrent Design has decades of product design and development expertise. It routinely applies its core skills in electro-mechanical engineering design to solar energy product design including engineering analysis, solar engineering design, and manufacturing areas to promote the growth of clean energy / solar energy products. With projects in diverse solar product design, Concurrent Design is applying both its expertise and its philosophy in this important growth area.