Design Optimization of Bifacial Solar Cells with Bifaciality of 100%

  • Saima CherukatEmail author
  • Anil Kottantharayil
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 215)


In this work, we present the optimization of bifacial silicon solar cells to obtain 100% bifaciality. Bifaciality is defined as the ratio of the rear side efficiency to the front side efficiency, measured under standard test conditions. 100% bifaciality is important in applications where vertical mounting of bifacial modules could be advantageous.



The work is carried out at National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE), IIT Bombay and is funded by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), India.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE)Indian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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