High Concentrator Photovoltaics

Fundamentals, Engineering and Power Plants

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ISBN: 978-3-319-15038-3 (Print) 978-3-319-15039-0 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-8

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 9-37

    Multijunction Concentrator Solar Cells: Analysis and Fundamentals

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    Chapter

    Pages 39-84

    Characterization of Multijunction Concentrator Solar Cells

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    Chapter

    Pages 85-113

    High-Concentration Optics for Photovoltaic Applications

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    Chapter

    Pages 115-151

    The High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Module

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    Chapter

    Pages 153-175

    Modeling of High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems for Utility-Scale Applications

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    Chapter

    Pages 177-208

    Shading in High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Power Plants

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    Chapter

    Pages 209-237

    High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems Configuration and Inverters

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    Chapter

    Pages 239-260

    Efficiencies and Energy Balance in High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Devices

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    Chapter

    Pages 261-302

    Solar Resource for High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Applications

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    Chapter

    Pages 303-331

    Standards for Testing High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Modules

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    Chapter

    Pages 333-351

    Applications of ANNs in the Field of the HCPV Technology

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    Chapter

    Pages 353-376

    Building-Integration of High-Concentration Photovoltaic Systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 377-400

    Analysis of Present and Future Financial Viability of High-Concentrating Photovoltaic Projects

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    Chapter

    Pages 401-442

    Economic Evaluation of High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 443-477

    High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Power Plants: Energy Balance and Case Studies