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Photovoltaics moving into the terawatt age
Author(s): Eicke R. Weber

Paper Abstract

Photovoltaic (PV) technology has experienced an amazing development during the last decade, driven by the rapidly decreasing cost at even more rapidly increasing production volumes. This development is discussed from both perspectives, the global PV market and the technology developments accompanying this process. An outlook is given for the possible size of the global PV installations in 2030 and 2050.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10368, Next Generation Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion VIII, 1036803 (25 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2277978
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Eicke R. Weber, Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore BEARS (Singapore)
Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10368:
Next Generation Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion VIII
Oleg V. Sulima; Gavin Conibeer, Editor(s)

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