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“LIGHTWEIGHT PORTABLE POWER BY GLOBAL SOLAR”. 2003 Tri-Service Power Expo, NDIA Norfolk, VA, July 17 Presented by Scot Albright. Agenda Global Solar Technology Attributes Product Features. Global Solar Energy, Inc. 5575 S. Houghton Rd.

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“LIGHTWEIGHT PORTABLE POWER

BY GLOBAL SOLAR”

2003 Tri-Service Power Expo, NDIA Norfolk, VA, July 17

Presented by Scot Albright

  • Agenda

  • Global Solar

  • Technology Attributes

  • Product Features

Global Solar Energy, Inc.

5575 S. Houghton Rd.

Tucson, AZ 85747

(520) 546-6313 Phone

(520) 546-6318 Fax

www. globalsolar.com


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98.4%

35%

72%

CORPORATE OWNERSHIP


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Global Solar’s Two Strategic Missions

  • Expand Solar Market: Capitalize on CIGS Uniqueness – Lightweight, Flexible

  • Expand Power Station Market: Use Various Solar Products at present; Ultimately CIGS

Thin-Film PV Manufacturing

(CIGS)

Turnkey Systems

(VAR)


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CIGS Solar Technology

Overview

(Stainless Steel)

Silver Screen applied in Assembly Area

Process Steps

Step 5

Step 4

Step 3

Step 2

Step 1

ITO (Indium Tin Oxide)

Top Conductor

CdS (Cadmium Sulfide)

Window

CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide)

Absorbing layer

Mo (+) (Application of Molybdenum)

Back Conductor

Selection and Preparation of Flexible Stainless Steel Substrate

(-)

TCO

(-)

CdS

CIGS

Mo (+)

Stainless Steel Substrate

25 microns thick

(+)

Not Drawn to Scale


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Global Solar’s CIGS PV

TACs System

Portable Power Pack

CIGS Manufacturing Process

1. Thin-Film deposition of 300+ meter rolls

2. Cell / Submodule Manufacturing

3. Module Finishing

4. System Integration and Marketing


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Global Solar’s CIGS PV

General Product Advantages

  • Flexibility – Versatility

  • Cost

  • Performance

  • Reliability


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PRODUCT BENEFITS FOR PORTABLE MILITARY USE

  • High Power-to-Weight ratios

    • >2X Higher than other portable solar options

  • High Field Survivability

    • Anti-Glare and Camo-versions

    • Silent Energy

    • No thermal signature at night

  • Minimizes Fuel Requirements

    • Self-Sustaining Energy Source

    • Minimizes Fuel Logistics and cost issues


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GLOBAL SOLAR PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Portable Power Packs (P3s) (17-48 Watts)

    • Personal Electronics and Portable Computers

    • Portable, 24-Hour, Sustained Energy Supply

    • Survival kit Chargers

    • Anti-Glare and Camo Surface Treatments

    • Solarized Portable Water Purifier

  • Portable Power Cases (100-800 Watts)

  • Tactical AC Systems (TACS) (0.7 to ~8 kiloWatts)

    • Transportable Energy for Command & Medical Centers, Tents


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  • PORTABLE POWER PACKS (P3s)

  • Lightweight, Foldable, Power source for

  • Fuel-Free, Portable Self-Sustained Power

  • Product Advantages:

    • Recharges Batteries (BB390s and Others) to Enhance or Replace BA5590 usage.

    • Enables Extended Periods in Field;

    • Allows Fewer Batteries to be Carried into Field

    • Solar module weighs 2.4 lbs., ~equiv. to 1ea. BB5590

    • No Fuel, No Maintenance, No added logistics.


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CHARGING FIELD BATTERIES FOR SINCGARS (PRC-119) and VARIOUS OTHER FIELD EQUIPMENT

  • Rechargeables like the BB390 replaces the BA5590, a widely used power source


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LOGISTICS PAYBACK FOR SOLAR-RECHARGING MILITARY BATTERIES

Benefits of Rechargeables, plus:

  • Reduces number and total weight of batteries required on a mission

  • Reduces procurement costs

  • Reduced dependency on vehicle/generator; fuel use, fuel transport and emissions

  • Increased security – small, portable and silent

  • Reduces disposal challenges and expenses


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RECHARGER

Plug for

Specific

Applications

12VDC

Lighter Plugs

12VDC

Loads

i.e., Portable

Computers,

Cell Phones,

Palm Pilots

GPS,

etc.

12VDC

Load

Adapter

Ni-M-H

Batteries

(BB390)

Customer-Provided Adapter

(available from www.Targus.com, for example)

Global Solar Energy

PV - Modules

Solar 12VDC Self-sustained Power Source


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FUEL-FREE, PORTABLE ENERGY FOR PORTABLE COMPUTERS

  • Enables extended Battery Life, OR

  • Recharges Replacement Batteries


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PORTABLE, 24-HOUR, SUSTAINED ENERGY SUPPLY

“Solar-Charged, Portable Battery/Inverter supports 12VDC and 120VAC loads”

  • Tools, PCs, Cellulars

  • Radios, GPS

  • Battery Charging

  • Various Short Loads


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“SURVIVAL KITS”

  • Sized to fit Pilot Flight Suits

  • Extends battery life indefinitely for signaling

Also available in International Orange for Dual-Purpose – Power and Rescue Signaling

Flipped Over for Signaling


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ANTI-GLARE AND CAMOUFLAGE SURFACES

  • SURVIVABILITY INCREASE

  • 10X Lower Spectral Reflection

  • Shading, Color-Blend Increased


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SOLARIZED PORTABLE WATER PURIFIER


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POWER CASE

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • 12 and 24VDC Water Purifiers (Aspen Water, Inc.)

  • Portable, silent Energy center for Recharging Batteries in with Universal Charger

  • High Efficiency DC Lighting

  • Various Portable Loads Requiring 12 or 24VDC or AC (Inverter Option)


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POWER CASE

  • 100-800 Watts Solar

  • 100-600 Amp-hr 12V Batteries

  • 12 or 24VDC options

  • Inverter Option for AC Power


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  • TACTICAL AC SYSTEM (TACS)

  • Hybrid Photovoltaic Array and Backup Generator

  • For Self-Sustained, Transportable, Power Source

  • Substantial Reduction of Generator:

    • Fuel

    • Maintenance (No Diesel “Wet-Stacking”)

    • Usage (Long Periods of Silent Running)

    • Pollution

  • Overall Improvement in Logistics by Incorporation of PV Power Source



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Block Diagram of

Tactical AC System (TACS)

PV Power

 

AC Power Distribution

Energy Storage (Battery Bank)

Power Inverter

(DC to AC)

Backup AC GENSET

Wind

Generator

<Optional>

24 VDC Power Distribution


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TRANSPORTABLE AC POWER

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Command Centers

    • Tent Lighting

    • Portable Computers

    • Coffee Pot

    • Battery Re-Charging

    • Copiers

  • Medical

    • Lighting

    • Medical/Surgical Equipment

    • Environment Control


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VERSATILITY OF TACS SOLAR ARRAY DEPLOYMENT

Woodland Environment

Tall Grass and Weeds

Any Open Area


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SOLARIZED TEMPER TENT

Transportable

Expandable

Modular

PERsonnel Tent


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FOR OPERATING LOADS, AS FOLLOWS:

6 Amps continuous, 120VAC

THEN AVERAGE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE, AS FOLLOWS:

On-Time of Generator 10%

Silent Running 85-90%

1/10Th the Fuel used Compared to Generator Alone

<1/10th the Maintenance required Compared to Generator Alone

Higher average loads require higher average generator on-times, fuel, and maintenance

Note: Assumes Spring through Fall in middle or low latitudes

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS FOR 3 kW TACS (5KW Generator)


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  • TACTICAL AC SYSTEM (TACS)

  • Hybrid Photovoltaic Array and Backup Generator

  • For Self-Sustained, Transportable, Power Source

  • Substantial Reduction of Generator:

    • Fuel

    • Maintenance (No Diesel “Wet-Stacking”)

    • Usage (Long Periods of Silent Running)

    • Pollution

  • Overall Improvement in Logistics by Incorporation of PV Power Source


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Attributes of GSE CIGS

For Ultra-Light Aircraft

  • High Power to Weight Ratio

  • Uncoated cells(~350-500 Watts / kg at 7-9 Watts / ft2, AM1.5)

  • High Altitude and Space Arrays(~250-400 Watts / kg at 9.5-12 Watts / ft2 for space array and structure, AM0)

  • Low Altitude (<~10K ft) Aircraft(~90-120 Watts / kg at 7-9 Watts / ft2 (AM1.5) for Easy to Adhere cells)

Solar Cells

Ultra-Lights


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Springerville Generating Station

  • Springerville, Arizona USA

  • 3.4 MW DC

  • Crystalline, Amorphous & CdTe Modules

  • Grid-Tied

  • 3-Phase, 34.5 kV

  • 28 150kW Inverters

  • Commissioned:

  • 1.4 MW - November 2001

  • 1.0 MW - September 2002

  • In Process:

  • 1.0 MW – 2003


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GLOBAL SOLAR PRODUCT RECAP

  • Portable Power Packs (P3s) (17-48 Watts)

    • Lightweight Battery Chargers

  • Portable Power Cases (100-800 Watts)

    • Transportable, Independent Energy Source

  • Tactical AC Systems (TACS) (0.7 to ~8 kiloWatts)

    • Larger Transportable, Self-Sustaining Energy System


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SUMMARY

Lightweight, Portable, Solar Energy Products

Military-Specific Attributes

  • High Power-to-Weight ratios

  • High Field Survivability (Silent, Camouflage)

  • Minimizes Battery and Fuel Transport

    Solves Targeted Energy Needs Within Military

  • Battery Recharging, Water Purification, Personal Electronics, PCs, Radios, Tools, Lighting, Transportable energy for command centers, medical, etc., survival kits

  • Provides BOTH Cost-savings AND Improved Logistics


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