High Concentrator Photovoltaics

High Concentrator Photovoltaics

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The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals and engineering of high concentrator photovoltaic (HCPV) technology and to elucidate how this complex and emerging technology is applied in power plants. It is the first of its kind to focus exclusively on HCPV technology and offers a valuable reference volume to readers. This book is the result of an international collaboration among experts and each chapter is written by a specialist in the field. The conversion of solar energy to electricity plays an important role in power generation and HCPV is signalled by many researchers and professionals as one of the most promising sources of solar power. Therefore this book provides an important resource for companies, research institutes and universities to assist with the understanding of fundamentals, different applications and potential of such technology.National Renewable Energy Laboratory technical report NREL/TP-463-5608, Golden, CO. ... Operations Manual Version 2.1, WCRP-121, WMO/TD-No. ... Michalsky JJ (1988) The astronomical Almanaca#39;s algorithm for approximate solar position (1950a€“2050). ... J Atmos Oceanic Technol 28:752a€“766. doi:10.1175/ 2010JTECHA1518.1 Miller SD, Heidinger AK, Sengupta M ... Gueymard CA ( 2004) Description and availability of the SMARTS spectral model for photovoltaic applications.

Title:High Concentrator Photovoltaics
Author:Pedro Pérez-Higueras, Eduardo F. Fernández
Publisher:Springer - 2015-08-04


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