Solar Technologies for the 21st Century

Anco S. Blazev

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April 9, 2013 by Fairmont Press
Reference - 450 Pages
ISBN 9781466582910 - CAT# N10805

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Features

  • Examines solar technologies of today and tomorrow, describes their properties, and evaluates the technological potential of each type
  • Covers the logistics of deploying solar energy as a viable and sustainable way to solve urgent energy, environmental, and socio-economic problems
  • Discusses solar power generation, today’s solar technologies, solar thermal, silicon PV, thin PV, 3-D solar cells, nano-PV, organic solar cells, solar successes and failures, solar power fields, finance and regulations, solar markets and solar energy and the environment
  • Serves as both a guidebook for beginners as well as an outline for the debates on solar power technologies, their issues, and their proper use by specialists

Summary

This book examines solar technologies, describes their properties, and evaluates the technological potential of each. It also reviews the logistics of deploying solar energy as a viable and sustainable way to solve urgent energy, environmental, and socio-economic problems. Topics discussed include solar power generation, today’s solar technologies, solar thermal, silicon PV, thin PV, 3-D solar cells, nano-PV, organic solar cells, solar successes and failures, solar power fields, finance and regulations, solar markets and solar energy and the environment.