Summary: Silicon cells are made from silicon wafers. Silicon wafers are in turn formed from polysilicon ingots.
You surely would have heard about solar cells. But did you know that the crystalline solar cells come from […]
Summary: Single junction solar cells have just one p-n junction, as against multi-junction solar cells, which have more than one p-n junction
Solar cells generate electricity owing to the presence of p-n junctions. What is a […]
Summary: Some solar cells have more than one p-n junction. Multi-junction cells with more than one […]
Summary: Concentrating PV technology concentrates more sunlight onto a unit area of solar cells, resulting in much higher efficiency of sunlight conversion to electricity.
An interesting way to significantly increase the efficiency of solar cells is to […]
You might have heard that solar power plants require significant amounts of land to generate power. How much area indeed is required for solar power plants?