Thursday, May 05, 2011

How do Photovoltaic Solar Cells Work for You?


For those who are interested on gadgets that utilize alternative forms of energy that anyone can have for free, there are the solar panels for electricity that home owners can use in their homes. These are amazing gadgets that work by capturing the energy coming from the abundant rays of the sun.

These are known as PV panels for homes. Each one of these panels is actually composed of a number of photovoltaic solar cells, which in turn is made up silicon materials. Every and every one of these cells on the other hand is actually able to create a tiny amount of electric charge when they each of them is exposed fully to the sun rays.

But because PV solar cells, by itself is about to produce only an insignificant amount of energy, they need to merge in order to produce substantial power that’s more useful for running all the appliances that are used in one’s home. However each one of them only produces a tiny amount of electricity; this is why they have to be used together.

So how do photovoltaic solar cells become effective and efficient producers of energy? In order for them to become viable source of power, manufacturers build them as a single bigger device, in effect, creating solar panels for electricity. Each of these panels, which are actually a bundle of cells, are now able to produce more amount of solar power. They are now able to create more necessary energy, and consequently power that is meant to run appliances in homes or even office. In the end, solar power becomes available and free for the taking.
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22 comments:

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William said...

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SammyRox234 said...

Photovoltaics is the direct conversion of light into electricity at the atomic level. Some materials exhibit a property known as the photoelectric effect that causes them to absorb photons of light and release electrons. When these free electrons are captured, an electric current results that can be used as electricity.


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First time I have heard of solar shades in my time in the industry. Certainly very exciting, and makes sense. I look forward to hearing more about them as the weeks roll by.

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Mike baj said...

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The more innovative these ideas the more people will switch over which can only be of future benefit to help save the depleting resources on the planet.

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SohaJohn012 said...

Photovoltaic is the field of technology and research related to the practical application of photovoltaic cells in producing electricity from light, though it is often used specifically to refer to the generation of electricity from sunlight. Solar cells are often electrically connected and encapsulated as a module. Photovoltaic modules often have a sheet of glass on the front (sun up) side, allowing light to pass while protecting the semiconductor wafers from abrasion and impact due to wind-driven debris, rain, hail, etc. Solar cells are also usually connected in series in modules, creating an additive voltage. Connecting cells in parallel will yield a higher current. Modules are then interconnected, in series or parallel, or both, to create an array with the desired peak DC voltage and current.


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robert said...

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TalkSolarPanels.co.uk said...

In the UK, the government schemes mean that the average system pays itself off in under 10 years, so it's not just free electricity with uk solar panels, but it's profit making as well!

Viola Davis said...

I was thinking of getting of solar panel for my home to get rid of the electricity bills and all and i am not aware of the procedure and best qualtiy materials required for it.Do i assemble it or these are available in the market easily?Please guide me.

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There are so much new technologies, dedicated specificly to improve solar power development, both of centralized and domestic purposes. So it should be a huge breakthrough to get renewable energy instead of oil and gas.

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