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electrical:solar:panels [2018/12/17 17:22]
frater_secessus [panel voltage]
electrical:solar:panels [2019/05/09 17:13] (current)
frater_secessus [thin film]
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   * PRO   * PRO
     * least expensive PV per watt     * least expensive PV per watt
 +    * better match for PWM due to slightly lower Vmp.
   * CON   * CON
     * efficiency (13%-16%) is less than mono.  This works out to 3%-5% less power for a given area.((https://​www.altestore.com/​blog/​2016/​09/​monocrystalline-polycrystalline-solar-panels/​))     * efficiency (13%-16%) is less than mono.  This works out to 3%-5% less power for a given area.((https://​www.altestore.com/​blog/​2016/​09/​monocrystalline-polycrystalline-solar-panels/​))
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 ==== thin film ==== ==== thin film ====
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 +[Note: ​ actual thin-film panels are rarer as of 2018.  The market has gone to flexible mono or poly((which do not have the benefits described below))]
  
 //Thin film// or //​amorphous//​ PV uses photovoltaic material deposited on a substrate rather than silicon crystals.  ​ //Thin film// or //​amorphous//​ PV uses photovoltaic material deposited on a substrate rather than silicon crystals.  ​
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