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Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion

  • ID: 4991085
  • Book
  • August 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 260 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion - Technologies, Applications and Environmental Impacts features comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge on the photovoltaic solar energy conversion technology and describes its different aspects in the context of most recent scientific and technological advances. It also provides an insight into future developments in this field by covering four distinct topics include "PV Cells and Modules", "Applications of PV Systems", "Life Cycle and Environmental Impacts" and "PV Market and Policies".

An up-to-date reference book on the advances of photovoltaic solar energy conversion technology.

- Describes different aspects of PV and PVT technologies in a comprehensive way.

- Provides information on design, development, and monitoring of PV systems.

- Covers applications of PV and PVT systems in the urban, industry, and agriculture sectors. - Features new concepts, environmental impacts, market and policies of the PV technology.
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1. Introduction 2. Solar Cells Technologies 3. Solar PV Modules 4. Solar PV Systems and Applications 5. Environmental Impacts of Solar PV systems 6. PV Market and Policies

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Gorjian, Shiva
Dr. Shiva Gorjian is currently an Assistant Professor of Biosystems Engineering at Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, Iran. She received her Ph.D. in Biosystems Engineering and in the branch of Renewable Energy Technologies from TMU in 2014. After finishing her Ph.D., she began her career as an expert in the field of solar energy technologies, particularly their applications in agriculture at the Renewable Energy Research Institute of TMU which was continued for two years. She is also a referee in the Iran National Science Foundation (INSF), Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology. Her fields of interest include solar desalination technologies, hybrid PVT systems, renewable-based power generation systems, energy and exergy analysis, and modeling and simulation of energy systems.
Ashish, Shukla
Dr. Ashish Shukla received his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (ITT Delhi). He was awarded a prestigious FCS fellowship to work at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, in the Department of Architecture. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Building Engineering Physics at Coventry University, the UK. He is a prominent building physicist and a sustainability expert. His research interests are building engineering physics, energy management, energy-generating building envelopes, and energy storage. His vision is to design self-evolving climate-responsive sustainable buildings through integrated building design to bring new low-carbon innovations to on-site construction practice. He is also a fellow member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), the UK.
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