This book offers a global perspective of the current state of affairs in the field of solar power engineering. In four parts, this well-researched volume informs about:
In addition to discussing manufacturing facts and implementation issues, this book emphasizes the implications of policy measures in countries with good PV activity, such as Japan, China, India, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the United States, and Canada. This volume is intended as a reference for a global audience of advanced students and R&D and industry professionals, as well as investors and policy-makers with fundamental knowledge of photovoltaic technology.
1. Introduction. 2. Silicon solar cells. 3. Polycrystalline CIGS and CdTe thin film solar cells. 4. Organic and dye-sensitized solar cells. 5. High-efficiency solar devices. 6. New concepts based solar cells. 7. Policies and Incentives.