Amorphous silicon

This cell does not have a crystalline structure but is stretched into thin layers which can be deposited on a backing material which can be rigid or flexible. It is the first of a new breed of PVs based on thin film technology. By building up layers tuned to different parts of the solar spectrum known as a double or triple junction cell, a peak efficiency of 6 per cent is achievable. Unlike the crystalline cells it is capable of bulk production and is therefore potentially much cheaper.

Getting Started With Solar

Getting Started With Solar

Do we really want the one thing that gives us its resources unconditionally to suffer even more than it is suffering now? Nature, is a part of our being from the earliest human days. We respect Nature and it gives us its bounty, but in the recent past greedy money hungry corporations have made us all so destructive, so wasteful.

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