Posted in Photovoltaics

How To Make Photovoltaic Cells

Nathan Said: How Much Energy per Acre from the Sun Hits the Earth? How Much of that Energy does a Corn Field Capture? We Answered: Solar Constant Describes the Solar Radiation that falls on an area above the atmosphere at a vertical angle: s = 1.37 kW / m². In space, solar radiation is practically…

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Solar Panels India

Marvin Said: where to find nano solar panels in india? We Answered: To my knowledge, Nano Solar Cells are not available in the market, anywhere in the World, except probably for experimentation. Jon Said: How much solar panels would be needed to fulfill the complete electricity requirements of my house? We Answered: I’d suggest checking out… http://earth4energy-manual.com/blog/ watch the…

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Home Solar Generators

Dave Said: Looking for a portable solar powered generator for home, thoughts on good options? We Answered: Now you know why the public utilities burn fossil fuel. Ronald Said: if i buy land in CA with only a well and then place a solar trailer-home on it, could i reappraise it for? We Answered: Considerable Less, banks will…

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Solar Cooking System

Gwendolyn Said: What do you think of this? We Answered: My mom was like that when I was a teenager too. If yours is anything like mine, she will never admit any fault, so there’s nothing you really can do at the moment except try not to fight and make…

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Posted in Solar Cells

How Does Solar Power Work

Tammy Said: How does Solar cooker work by the power of sun ? We Answered: the sunlight is reflected by the mirror fitted in the lid of the solar cooker. there is a particular set of rays in the sunlight called infrared rays which provide heat to the object they finally fall upon(visible light also converts to heat…

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Photovoltaic Power Generation

Renee Said: are photovoltaic cells and solar panels the same? if not, or yes, what are their differences? We Answered: B_H is correct. The cell typically produces a small voltage of approximately 0.7V, although it can provide many 100’s of mA in full sunlight. A panel is made up of many cells connected…

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Photovoltaic Cells Solar

Erica Said: Can someone find me a link that has Einstein defining solar cells(photovoltaic cells)? We Answered: read this wiki article, it was the Photoelectric Effect, there are lots of resources at the bottom of the page that might help further your research http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photoelectr… Irene Said: I want recharge the battery of my cell phone…

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Solar Photovoltaic Power

Valerie Said: Solar Photovoltaic and Wind Turbine can be combined for maximum power? We Answered: Well thats an interesting idea, but i consider it an efficient design.. A wind turbine produces electricity, and so does a photovoltaic cell.. combining them would not help.. it is as if you are installing two batteries to supply…

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How To Generate Electricity From Solar Energy

Emma Said: how can we have safe and sufficient energy for future development? We Answered: I am reminded of an Evaluation Dept study (under Planning Dept) done long ago in AP state, on the impact of a self reliant energy village project in a tribal (lambadi) village: several depts of the state and…

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Where Does Solar Energy Come From

Lester Said: where does solar energy come from? We Answered: Generating electricity with the power of the sun’s rays (“solar power”, “photovoltaic power”, or “PV” for short) is possible due to the photovoltaic effect. “Photo” comes from the Greek for “light”; “voltaic” refers to the production of electricity and is a variant of Italian physicist Alessandro Volta’s…

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