Solar Module Packaging: Polymeric Requirements and Selection, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Solar Module Packaging

Polymeric Requirements and Selection, 1st Edition

By Michelle Poliskie

CRC Press

244 pages

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Description

While global demand for photovoltaic (PV) modules has increased approximately 45 percent per year over the past decade, PV modules must be durable and inexpensive to compete with traditional energy resources. Often overlooked as a means to improve solar technology, polymer packaging is not only the key to protecting fragile solar cells from environ

Table of Contents

Introduction to Polymers. Certification and Characterization of Photovoltaic Packaging. Polymer Specifications for Photovoltaic Packaging and Balance of System Components. Polymer Processing Techniques Used in Photovoltaic Packaging and Balance of Systems Component Fabrication. Economic Theory and Photovoltaic Packaging. Other Polymeric Applications in Photovoltaic Modules. Appendices.

About the Author

Dr. Michelle Poliskie is a Process Engineer at Solyndra, Inc. in California.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC031010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
TEC031020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Electrical