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Volume 98, 2015Lectures Notes - Joint EPS-SIF International School on Energy – Course 2 Energy: Basic Concepts and Forefront Ideas
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|Published online||27 August 2015|
Concentrated Photo Voltaics (CPV): a case study
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Padua Associated to Centro “E. Fermi” - Rome, Italy
Published online: 27 August 2015
Concentrated PhotoVoltaic (CPV), among green energy solutions, nowadays has the ambition to reach grid-parity without subside. CPV substitutes large areas of expensive semiconductor solar cells, with concentrating optics made of cheap materials. Moreover the cells that are suitable for CPV exhibits an unprecedented efficiency and their technology is progressing every year. A case study project, TwinFocus®, will be presented in detail.
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