Solar PV Power: Design, Manufacturing and Applications from Sand to Systems details developments in the solar cell manufacturing process, including information from system design straight through to the entire value chain of Solar PV Manufacturing. In addition, the book includes aspects of ground mounted grid connected solar PV systems and optimization for solar PV plants, economic analyses, and reliability and performance. The advances and processes of solar product technology and reliability, along with the performance of solar PV plants and operational and maintenance aspects with advance diagnostic techniques are also presented, making this an ideal resource.
With rapid change in the manufacturing process, it is crucial for solar cells and solar PV modules to adapt to new developments in solar products, especially with regard to reliability, financial aspects and performance.
- Includes detailed solar panel module assembly and analysis
- Offers new concepts for solar PV system design that are presented alongside field related issues and examples
- Saves time and resources by collecting all pieces of information needed by engineers in the same text
2. Making of Poly Silicon
3. Making of Ingots and Casting of Ingots
4. A. Wafer Slicing technology
5 Making of Solar Cells
6. Making of Solar PV Module
7. Solar PV Systems and Applications
8. Off-Grid Solar PV Systems
9. Roof Top Solar PV Systems
10. Grid Connected Solar PV Power Systems
11. Various other Solar PV Power Systems
12. New Solar PV Power Application
Rabindra Kumar Satpathy has professional experience of more than 33 years in the area of renewable energy, i.e. in the field of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems, wind power generation and others. Currently, plays a key role in the development Large scale solar PV power plants (IPP) in India along with business development of large scale roof top solar PV system at Emami Power Limited, Kolkata as CEO- Renewable Power.
He started his solar career 1984 at OREDA, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India from 1984 to 1990, installing first 25 Kwp solar pv diesel hybrid system, pv wind hybrid system, 1.1 MW wind Farm and many other solar pv application.
He is currently the ExCo & Board Member of International Solar Energy Society (ISES) with HQ at Freiburg, Germany.
Worked in ISRO Satellite Centre, Govt. of India for 23 years as a Scientist in Solar Panels Division of Power Systems Group. Involved in the development of Space Solar Panel Technology with Si, GaAs and Multijunction solar cells. Worked as a project Manager for Solar Array for INSAT-2C &2D Satellites and fabrication incharge for manufacturing of solar modules for satellites.
Established automatic solar module manufacturing lines and developed the fabrication process and produced the modules in Moserbaer Photovoltaics Ltd, and in Reliance Industries Ltd, India.
Currently is involved with the development of non-imaging optics of concentrator system using Multi Junction solar cells and involved in Installation and operation of concentrating PV system and design engineering of 50 MW roof top and ground mounted solar PV power systems and monitored the performance aspects of solar PV plants.