Photovoltaic Fundamentals

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    This booklet describes how PV devices and systems work to convert sunlight into electricity. It also describes the specific materials and devices that have been most widely used in commercial applications since 1990 and those that have the brightest prospects for the future. Students, professionals, consumers, and others needing an introduction to basic PV technology and systems should find thispublication helpful.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages68
    StatePublished - 1995

    Bibliographical note

    Produced for the U.S. Department of Energy by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado

    NREL Publication Number

    • ACNR/MK-16319

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/CH10093-117-Rev. 1


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