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Solar Photo voltaic technologies[edit | edit source]

Parida, B., Iniyan, S. and Goic, R., 2011. A review of solar photovoltaic technologies. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, 15(3), pp.1625-1636. [1]

  • basics of solar photovoltaics
  • environmental advantages

Photovoltaic Materials[edit | edit source]

Goetzberger, A. and Hebling, C., 2000. Photovoltaic materials, past, present, future. Solar energy materials and solar cells, 62(1-2), pp.1-19. [2]

  • usage of silicon and why silicon?
  • requirements for ideal solar cell
  • crystalline Silicon domination in present market

Solar cell working and radiation measurement[edit | edit source]

Hu, C.C. and White, R.M., 2012. Solar cells: from basics to advanced systems. [3]

  • working principle of a solar cell
  • solar radiation measurement
  • pyranometer(solarimeter)
  • shading-ring pyranometer
  • moving shadow-bar pyranometer
  • pyrheliometer
  • sunshine recorder

Photovoltaic Technology: The Case for Thin-Film Solar Cells[edit | edit source]

Shah, A., Torres, P., Tscharner, R., Wyrsch, N. and Keppner, H., 1999. Photovoltaic technology: the case for thin-film solar cells. science, 285(5428), pp.692-698. [4]

  • not that useful(nothing new learned from this paper)

Solar power generation by PV (photovoltaic) technology: A review[edit | edit source]

Singh, G.K., 2013. Solar power generation by PV (photovoltaic) technology: A review. Energy, 53, pp.1-13. [5]

  • not so useful

Life cycle assessment of solar PV based electricity generation systems: A review[edit | edit source]

Sherwani, A.F. and Usmani, J.A., 2010. Life cycle assessment of solar PV based electricity generation systems: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 14(1), pp.540-544. [6]

  • Steps involved in fabrication of PV module
  • life cycle analysis of amorphous, mono crystalline and poly crystalline PV systems

Thin‐film solar cells: an overview[edit | edit source]

Chopra, K.L., Paulson, P.D. and Dutta, V., 2004. Thin‐film solar cells: an overview. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and applications, 12(2‐3), pp.69-92. [7]

  • TFSC materials overview
  • manufacturing of TFSCs

Photovoltaic Technology: The Case for Thin-Film Solar Cells[edit | edit source]

Shah, A., Torres, P., Tscharner, R., Wyrsch, N. and Keppner, H., 1999. Photovoltaic technology: the case for thin-film solar cells. science, 285(5428), pp.692-698. [8]

  • not so useful

TCO and light trapping in silicon thin film solar cells[edit | edit source]

Müller, J., Rech, B., Springer, J. and Vanecek, M., 2004. TCO and light trapping in silicon thin film solar cells. Solar energy, 77(6), pp.917-930. [9]

  • TCO(transparent conductive oxides) films and their contribution in increasing efficiency

Thin-film Silicon Solar Cell Technology[edit | edit source]

Shah, A.V., Schade, H., Vanecek, M., Meier, J., Vallat‐Sauvain, E., Wyrsch, N., Kroll, U., Droz, C. and Bailat, J., 2004. Thin‐film silicon solar cell technology. Progress in photovoltaics: Research and applications, 12(2‐3), pp.113-142. [10]

  • optical and electrical TCO properties

Amorphous silicon solar cell[edit | edit source]

Carlson, D.E. and Wronski, C.R., 1976. Amorphous silicon solar cell. Applied Physics Letters, 28(11), pp.671-673. [11]

  • not so useful

Solar PV Integration Challenges[edit | edit source]

Katiraei, F. and Aguero, J.R., 2011. Solar PV integration challenges. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 9(3), pp.62-71. [12]

  • PV-DG systems(solar photovoltaic distributed generation)

Progress in solar PV technology: Research and achievement[edit | edit source]

Tyagi, V.V., Rahim, N.A., Rahim, N.A., Jeyraj, A. and Selvaraj, L., 2013. Progress in solar PV technology: Research and achievement. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, 20, pp.443-461. [13]

  • overview of materials for PV
  • efficiencies comparision

Impact of dust on solar photovoltaic (PV) performance: Research status, challenges and recommendations[edit | edit source]

Mani, M. and Pillai, R., 2010. Impact of dust on solar photovoltaic (PV) performance: Research status, challenges and recommendations. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, 14(9), pp.3124-3131. [14]

  • climatic zones and conditions and their influence on PV performance

Evaluating the limits of solar photovoltaics (PV) in traditional electric power systems[edit | edit source]

Denholm, P. and Margolis, R.M., 2007. Evaluating the limits of solar photovoltaics (PV) in traditional electric power systems. Energy policy, 35(5), pp.2852-2861. [15]

  • not so useful

Polymer solar cells[edit | edit source]

Li, G., Zhu, R. and Yang, Y., 2012. Polymer solar cells. Nature photonics, 6(3), p.153. [16]

  • deice structure of polymer solar cells

A review on photovoltaic/thermal hybrid solar technology[edit | edit source]

Chow, T.T., 2010. A review on photovoltaic/thermal hybrid solar technology. Applied energy, 87(2), pp.365-379. [17]

  • structure of PVT

Solar photovoltaic electricity: Current status and future prospects[edit | edit source]

Razykov, T.M., Ferekides, C.S., Morel, D., Stefanakos, E., Ullal, H.S. and Upadhyaya, H.M., 2011. Solar photovoltaic electricity: Current status and future prospects. Solar Energy, 85(8), pp.1580-1608. [18]

  • materials and their properties
  • market study

The Market Value and Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Production 2008[edit | edit source]

Borenstein, S., 2008. The market value and cost of solar photovoltaic electricity production. [19]

  • not so useful

Performance and degradation analysis for long term reliability of solar photovoltaic systems: A review[edit | edit source]

Sharma, V. and Chandel, S.S., 2013. Performance and degradation analysis for long term reliability of solar photovoltaic systems: a review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 27, pp.753-767. [20]

  • study on PV module characteristics and rating

Life Cycle Analysis to estimate the environmental impact of residential photovoltaic systems in regions with a low solar irradiation[edit | edit source]

Laleman, R., Albrecht, J. and Dewulf, J., 2011. Life cycle analysis to estimate the environmental impact of residential photovoltaic systems in regions with a low solar irradiation. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15(1), pp.267-281. [21]

  • not so useful

A comparison of the cost and financial returns for solar photovoltaic systems installed by businesses in different locations across the United States[edit | edit source]

Swift, K.D., 2013. A comparison of the cost and financial returns for solar photovoltaic systems installed by businesses in different locations across the United States. Renewable Energy, 57, pp.137-143. [22]

  • financial advantages and federal tax incentives

Hybrid PV/T solar systems for domestic hot water and electricity production[edit | edit source]

Kalogirou, S.A. and Tripanagnostopoulos, Y., 2006. Hybrid PV/T solar systems for domestic hot water and electricity production. Energy conversion and management, 47(18-19), pp.3368-3382. [23]

  • not that interesting

Solar gas turbine systems: Design, cost and perspectives[edit | edit source]

Schwarzbözl, P., Buck, R., Sugarmen, C., Ring, A., Crespo, M.J.M., Altwegg, P. and Enrile, J., 2006. Solar gas turbine systems: design, cost and perspectives. Solar Energy, 80(10), pp.1231-1240. [24]

  • what is Solar-hybrid gas turbine technology and its layout, optimization and performance calculation

Industrial application of PV/T solar energy systems[edit | edit source]

Kalogirou, S.A. and Tripanagnostopoulos, Y., 2007. Industrial application of PV/T solar energy systems. Applied Thermal Engineering, 27(8-9), pp.1259-1270. [25]

  • not that interesting

Measuring and modeling the effect of snow on photovoltaic system performance[edit | edit source]

Powers, L., Newmiller, J. and Townsend, T., 2010, June. Measuring and modeling the effect of snow on photovoltaic system performance. In Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2010 35th IEEE (pp. 000973-000978). IEEE. [26]

  • not so interesting

Measured and modeled photovoltaic system energy losses from snow for Colorado and Wisconsin locations[edit | edit source]

Marion, B., Schaefer, R., Caine, H. and Sanchez, G., 2013. Measured and modeled photovoltaic system energy losses from snow for Colorado and Wisconsin locations. Solar Energy, 97, pp.112-121. [27]

  • not much interesting

The influence of snow and ice coverage on the energy generation from photovoltaic solar cells[edit | edit source]

Andenæs, E., Jelle, B.P., Ramlo, K., Kolås, T., Selj, J. and Foss, S.E., 2018. The influence of snow and ice coverage on the energy generation from photovoltaic solar cells. Solar Energy, 159, pp.318-328. [28]

  • obstruction of solar radiation
  • efficiency

The effects of snowfall on solar photovoltaic performance[edit | edit source]

Andrews, R.W., Pollard, A. and Pearce, J.M., 2013. The effects of snowfall on solar photovoltaic performance. Solar Energy, 92, pp.84-97. [29]

  • crystalline vs amorphous cells in snow

A Low Cost Method of Snow Detection on Solar Panels and Sending Alerts[edit | edit source]

Meghdadi, S. and Iqbal, T., 2015. A low cost method of snow detection on solar panels and sending alerts. J. Clean Energy Technol, 3(5), pp.393-397. [30]

  • system design and layout

AN APPROACH TO THE IMPACT OF SNOW ON THE YIELD OF GRID CONNECTED PV SYSTEMS[edit | edit source]

Becker, G., Schiebelsberger, B., Weber, W., Vodermayer, C., Zehner, M. and Kummerle, G., 2006. An approach to the impact of snow on the yield of grid connected PV systems. Bavarian Association for the Promotion of Solar Energy, Munich. [31]

  • not so interesting

Instrumentation for Evaluating PV System Performance Losses from Snow[edit | edit source]

Marion, B., Rodriguez, J. and Pruett, J., 2009. Instrumentation for evaluating PV system performance losses from snow (No. NREL/CP-520-45380). National Renewable Energy Lab.(NREL), Golden, CO (United States). [32]

  • usage of pyranometer with heater

Effect of dust accumulation on the power outputs of solar photovoltaic modules[edit | edit source]

Adinoyi, M.J. and Said, S.A., 2013. Effect of dust accumulation on the power outputs of solar photovoltaic modules. Renewable energy, 60, pp.633-636. [33]

  • effect of dust accumulation over time

Effect of dust, humidity and air velocity on efficiency of photovoltaic cells[edit | edit source]

Mekhilef, S., Saidur, R. and Kamalisarvestani, M., 2012. Effect of dust, humidity and air velocity on efficiency of photovoltaic cells. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, 16(5), pp.2920-2925. [34]

  • effect of humidity on PV performance
  • effect of wind velocity on PV cell performance

Effect of dust on the transparent cover of solar collectors[edit | edit source]

Elminir, H.K., Ghitas, A.E., Hamid, R.H., El-Hussainy, F., Beheary, M.M. and Abdel-Moneim, K.M., 2006. Effect of dust on the transparent cover of solar collectors. Energy conversion and management, 47(18-19), pp.3192-3203. [35]

  • not so interesting

Effect Of Dust On The Performance Of Solar PV Panel[edit | edit source]

Rajput, D.S. and Sudhakar, K., 2013. Effect of dust on the performance of solar PV panel. Int J ChemTech Res, 5(2), pp.1083-6. [36]

  • formulae for reduction in power and efficiency

Effect of Dust Accumulation on Performance of Photovoltaic Solar Modules in Sahara Environment[edit | edit source]

Mohamed, A.O. and Hasan, A., 2012. Effect of dust accumulation on performance of photovoltaic solar modules in Sahara environment. Journal of Basic and applied scientific Research, 2(11), pp.11030-11036. [37]

  • effect of dust on PV performance despite being in a vast desert with enormous amount of sunlight and heat

The analysis on photovoltaic electricity generation status, potential and policies of the leading countries in solar energy[edit | edit source]

Dincer, F., 2011. The analysis on photovoltaic electricity generation status, potential and policies of the leading countries in solar energy. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15(1), pp.713-720. [38]

  • contribution towards global solar power generation by major countries.

Advancement in solar photovoltaic/thermal (PV/T) hybrid collector technology[edit | edit source]

Tyagi, V.V., Kaushik, S.C. and Tyagi, S.K., 2012. Advancement in solar photovoltaic/thermal (PV/T) hybrid collector technology. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16(3), pp.1383-1398. [39]

  • imaging and non-imaging concentrating collectors

Microgrids: Experiences, barriers and success factors[edit | edit source]

Soshinskaya, M., Crijns-Graus, W.H., Guerrero, J.M. and Vasquez, J.C., 2014. Microgrids: Experiences, barriers and success factors. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 40, pp.659-672. [40]

  • microgrid and types

Performance improvement of PV/T solar collectors with natural air flow operation[edit | edit source]

Tonui, J.K. and Tripanagnostopoulos, Y., 2008. Performance improvement of PV/T solar collectors with natural air flow operation. Solar Energy, 82(1), pp.1-12. [41]

  • not interesting

Photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) collectors: A review[edit | edit source]

Charalambous, P.G., Maidment, G.G., Kalogirou, S.A. and Yiakoumetti, K., 2007. Photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) collectors: A review. Applied thermal engineering, 27(2-3), pp.275-286. [42]

  • types of PV/T collectors and their performances

== 24.7% Record Efficiency HIT Solar Cell on Thin Silicon Wafer == Taguchi, M., Yano, A., Tohoda, S., Matsuyama, K., Nakamura, Y., Nishiwaki, T., Fujita, K. and Maruyama, E., 2014. 24.7% record efficiency HIT solar cell on thin silicon wafer. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 4(1), pp.96-99. [43]

  • heterojunction with intrinsic thin-layer solar cell and its structure


Global prospects, progress, policies, and environmental impact of solar photovoltaic power generation[edit | edit source]

Hosenuzzaman, M., Rahim, N.A., Selvaraj, J., Hasanuzzaman, M., Malek, A.A. and Nahar, A., 2015. Global prospects, progress, policies, and environmental impact of solar photovoltaic power generation. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 41, pp.284-297. [44]

  • economic analysis and cost effectiveness

A review on global solar energy policy[edit | edit source]

Solangi, K.H., Islam, M.R., Saidur, R., Rahim, N.A. and Fayaz, H., 2011. A review on global solar energy policy. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, 15(4), pp.2149-2163. [45]

  • policies and subsidies in different countries around the globe

Toward a Sunny Future? Global Integration in the Solar PV Industry[edit | edit source]

Kirkegaard, J.F., Hanemann, T., Weischer, L. and Miller, M., 2010. Toward a sunny future? Global integration in the solar PV industry. [46]

  • not so interesting

Analysis of the thermal performance and comfort conditions produced by five different passive solar heating strategies in the United States midwest[edit | edit source]

Fernández-González, A., 2007. Analysis of the thermal performance and comfort conditions produced by five different passive solar heating strategies in the United States Midwest. Solar Energy, 81(5), pp.581-593. [47]

  • not so interesting

Advanced Manufacturing Concepts for Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells[edit | edit source]

Nijs, J.F., Szlufcik, J., Poortmans, J., Sivoththaman, S. and Mertens, R.P., 1999. Advanced manufacturing concepts for crystalline silicon solar cells. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 46(10), pp.1948-1969. [48]

  • bulk crystalline silicon substrates
  • screen printing
  • buried contact technology

Flexible Solar Cells[edit | edit source]

Pagliaro, M., Ciriminna, R. and Palmisano, G., 2008. Flexible solar cells. ChemSusChem: Chemistry & Sustainability Energy & Materials, 1(11), pp.880-891. [49]

  • inorganic this films

A Monitoring System for the Use of Solar Energy in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles[edit | edit source]

Schuss, C., Eichberger, B. and Rahkonen, T., 2012, May. A monitoring system for the use of solar energy in electric and hybrid electric vehicles. In Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 2012 IEEE International (pp. 524-527). IEEE. [50]

  • not so interesting

Business Models for Solar Powered Charging Stations to Develop Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles[edit | edit source]

Robinson, J., Brase, G., Griswold, W., Jackson, C. and Erickson, L., 2014. Business models for solar powered charging stations to develop infrastructure for electric vehicles. Sustainability, 6(10), pp.7358-7387. [51]

  • public parking model
  • shopping center model
  • non-profit organization model