Readings: Solar Energy

Course subject(s) 1. Introduction to Solar Energy


Solar Energy, the physics and engineering of photovoltaic conversion technologies and systems.

Smets, A., Jäger, K. et al.

Cambridge UIT

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This book uniquely covers both the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells and the design of PV systems for real-life applications. From the fundamental principles of semiconductor solar cells; through PV technology (crystalline silicon solar cells; thin-film cells; PV modules); to components, design, deployment and performance of PV systems in use. The book is an invaluable reference for researchers, industrial engineers and designers working in solar energy generation.

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