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Market position of PERC silicon solar cells

Market position of PERC silicon solar cells

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Solar energy is a cornerstone of the future global sustainable energy system. The book chapter outlines how performance and energy yield increase will have to evolve concurrently to make PV a major electricity source and how PERC-technology is an important milestone in achieving this.

Chapter Contents:

  • 1.1 Photovoltaics makes a lot of economical sense
  • 1.2 Photovoltaics,a rapidly growing market
  • 1.2.1 A decade of breathtaking market growth and installed base
  • 1.2.2 A decade of breathtaking price reductions
  • 1.3 PV technologies portfolio
  • 1.3.1 Thin-film PV-technologies
  • 1.3.2 Position of PERC solar cells in the silicon PV-technology market portfolio
  • 1.3.3 Position of PERC solar cells on the PV-market
  • 1.3.4 Energy yield increase by bifaciality and lower T-coefficients
  • 1.3.5 Stability
  • 1.3.6 Major players on the market for PERC-based PV-modules
  • References

Inspec keywords: semiconductor industry; solar power; silicon; power generation economics; elemental semiconductors; industrial economics; solar cells; passivation

Other keywords: Si; energy yield; market position; performance; PERC silicon solar cells; PERC-technology; passivated emitter rear cell solar cells; PV electricity source

Subjects: Surface treatment and coating techniques; Semiconductor industry; Surface treatment (semiconductor technology); Economics; Energy resources; Photoelectric conversion; solar cells and arrays; Solar energy; Solar cells and arrays

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