5 key technical progress of the Sun

Many researchers and scientists have become energy independent, he worked tirelessly in the years trying to improve the technology of solar photovoltaic (PV) module, a panel of interconnected solar cells which convert solar energy to electricity. There have been many dramatic advances in PV module, but five of the most promising technologies advance solar radiation are:

Third-generation cell solares-tradicional is the conversion of solar energy, solar energy with the use of silicon and thin (Indian copper gallium selenide) CIGS and CdTe (cadmium telluride). Both are expensive to process and mass production. Third party material in addition to generating new solar silicon, which is more profitable.

Sensor solar panels, unlike traditional solar panels of photovoltaic energy, flat sheets, packaged combination reminds Cinema screen, automatically track the Sun. This technology of concentrated solar energy increases the sensor of 500-1000, generate 25 kW of electricity at the Summit.

Stirling energy systems (SES)-using a more advanced design, reduces the number of pages, making it stronger and better equipped for the environment of the desert, which concentrated photovoltaic systems that water for this system. The Stirling engine uses heat for heating gas, which expands to drive the motion of the piston. How runs the gas to cool, and motorcycles. Display engine efficiency by 30%, more than 20 percent of the votes in the PV systems.

High-cell-son rendimiento expected projects of national renewable energy Laboratory (NREL), but to activate the process technology of high efficacy against the objectives of the commercial products of prototype PV technology study of maximum performance doubled its solar to electricity conversion efficiency. This project is still under examination by the broad scope of complex issues, the initial experience of baseline and other advanced concepts.

Integrated building photovoltaics (BIPV)-yet in studies on NREL, focuses on the integration of photovoltaic panels in buildings under construction. BIPV will replace traditional building materials, such as roofs, windows, outgoing, walls, etc. to improve aesthetics of the building, the reliability of the system while reducing costs and losses of the mover.