The solar energy industry like most clean energy industries is very much driven by the technology of the solar energy converion devices. The efficiency and cost of a particular solar cell for example is dependant on the science and the choice of materials. Read more A FREE Course On Solar PV Materials Design ›
Students of solar energy must learn not only the technology of today but also what will likely be here tomorrow. Future solar cells will most likley be completely different from what we have today. For one thing they will likely be thin and flexible and produce much more electricity from the same area of cells. Read more How Far Away Are Printable Solar Cells? ›
Direct current ( or D.C. ) is the type of electricity that is naturally produced by solar panels. It is also the type of electric current that is needed if you are to store the energy in a chemical battery or supercapacitor. DC is not however the type of electric current that we need to run our home electrical appliances or equipment for industry. Read more What Is DC Coupling In A Home Solar Power System? ›
We get so many questions from readers, saying that they want to size and design a solar pv system for their home, and that they would like to learn how to do it properly. I mean like the professionals do it. The truth is that this critical first step in any solar pv design requires quite a bit of expertise and a certain level of mathematics. Read more Design Solar PV Systems Like An Expert ›
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