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By Paul A. Lynn

A energetic and authoritative account of today’s photovoltaic (PV) know-how and its useful applications

This e-book covers components including:

  • a short historical past of PV, and the present foreign scene;
  • the clinical rules of sunlight cells together with silicon and new thin-film varieties;
  • PV modules and arrays;
  • grid-connected PV, from domestic platforms as much as huge energy plants;
  • the huge variety of stand-alone PV structures, and;
  • the fiscal and environmental facets of sun electricity.

Key equations and numerical examples are totally mentioned, supplying crucial theoretical history. The textual content is supported by means of copious illustrations and greater than 80 inspiring complete color images from world wide to illustrate PV’s large variety of useful applications.

This publication is aimed toward a large readership together with pros operating in comparable parts, and scholars taking introductory classes in PV and renewable power. Its kind and point also will attract strength planners and choice makers, individuals of environmental corporations, and the expanding variety of humans attracted to producing their very own electrical energy from sunlight.

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