photovoltaic industry Books

  • Organic Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices

    Recently developed organic photovoltaics (OPVs) show distinct advantages over their inorganic counterparts due to their lighter weight, flexible shape, versatile materials synthesis and device fabrication schemes, and low cost in large-scale industrial production. Although many books currently exist on general concepts of PV and inorganic PV ...

  • Organic Photovoltaics: Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices

    Recently developed organic photovoltaics (OPVs) show distinct advantages over their inorganic counterparts due to their lighter weight, flexible shape, versatile materials synthesis and device fabrication schemes, and low cost in large-scale industrial production. Although many books currently exist on general concepts of PV and inorganic PV ...

  • European Solar Photovoltaic Market Report (2008)

    At the end of 2007, cumulative European production of solar PV systemswas 4,700 megawatts. Almost all of this generating capacity consists ofgrid-tied electrical systems. Such installations may be ground-mounted(and sometimes integrated with farming and grazing) or buildingintegrated. Financial incentives, such as preferential feed-in tariffsfor ...

  • Report 4110: Solar Energy Industry

    Report 4110: Solar Energy Industry is a thorough examination and quantitative analysis of the solar energy industry. Figures include U.S. and global sales and growth in equipment & systems sales in photovoltaics and solar thermal, the value of energy produced in electricity from PV and concentrating solar thermal power (CSTP) and heat and hot ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    The conference included various aspects of thermophotovoltaics, including systems, emitters, and cells. Key papers also dealt with TPV modules, recovery of high-temperature industrial waste heat, stand-alone gas furnaces, and military applications. TPV operates on the same physical principles as photovoltaics. However, it uses infrared radiation ...

  • Solar Cell Technology and Applications

    Solar cell technology will not realize its full potential until mass scale photovoltaic conversion for domestic, commercial, and industrial applications become economically feasible. This volume brings active researchers and potential manufacturers and investors up to date on the newest advances in the field, covering the latest in materials ...

  • Applied Solar Energy Journal

    Applied Solar Energycovers the main findings of research and developments in solar energy conversion and use: photovoltaics, thermophotovoltaics, water heaters, passive solar heating systems, drying of agricultural production, water desalination, solar radiation condensers, operation of Big Solar Oven, combined use of solar energy and traditional ...

  • Biofuels for Road Transport

    Biofuels for Road Transport: A Seed to Wheel Perspective provides a review of the history, the current status and perspectives for biofuels used in road transport, across the full ‘seed-to-wheel’ life cycle of these fuels. Successive chapters cover the history of biofuels; the first- and second-generation liquid fuels and biofuels for powering ...

  • Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in the 21st Century

    Recent surges in gasoline prices and deepening instability in the Middle East are reminders that the world's heavy dependence on fossil fuels carries an array of hidden costs, including energy insecurity and damage to human health and the natural environment.Fortunately, more and more nations are recognizing that they can address these problems by ...

  • Powering China’s Development: The Role of Renewable Energy

    SummaryChina’s need for secure, affordable, and environmentally sustainable energy for its 1.3 billion people is palpable. In 2006, China’s energy use was already the second highest in the world, having nearly doubled in the last decade, and its electricity use is growing even faster, having doubled since 2000. With both ...

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