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A Survey on Improving the Solar Efficiency

  • Arpan GhatakEmail author
  • Bidhan Malakar
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Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)

Abstract

This paper presents a concise survey on improving the efficiency of PV (Photo Voltaic) module. The use of solar energy is increasing day by day and it’s demand is also increasing as compared with the other available renewable sources across the world. The use of solar energy can fulfil the additional energy requirement and the research on increasing it’s efficiency is in progress. The main basis for increasing the efficiency of solar energy is to first improve the efficiency of a solar cell. This paper provides a review on the solar concentration methods used for improving the solar efficiency. Solar concentration method is found to be a suitable method to improve the solar efficiency among all the efficiency improvement methods. It is also mentioned in the literature, that this concentration method has a greater efficiency. It thus, becomes a necessity to explore this concentration method so that the solar efficiency can be increased and to maximise it’s use for different applications worldwide.

Keywords

Renewable energy Solar energy Solar concentration method Semi-permeable membrane Maximum power point tracking technique 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringJIS College of EngineeringKalyaniIndia

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