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Accumulator
An accumulator is an element responsible for storing the energy obtained by solar energy for when it is necessary to use it. An accumulator is an element responsible for storing the energy obtained by solar energy for when it is necessary to use it.
Active solar energy
Active solar energy is characterized by using mechanical or electrical equipment to improve performance. Active solar energy is characterized by using mechanical or electrical equipment to improve performance.
Adiabatic wall
An adiabatic wall is a wall that does not allow heat transfer from side to side. It does not allow the transfer of thermal energy from one side to another. An adiabatic wall is a wall that does not allow heat transfer from side to side. It does not allow the transfer of thermal energy from one side to another.
Alternating current (AC)
Alternating current (AC) is a type of electric current that is characterized by changing over time, either in intensity or direction, at regular intervals. Alternating current (AC) is a type of electric current that is characterized by changing over time, either in intensity or direction, at regular intervals.
Ampere
The ampere (symbol: A) is the base unit SI that is used to measure the intensity of the electric current. It takes its name from the French physicist André-Marie Ampère. The ampere (symbol: A) is the base unit SI that is used to measure the intensity of the electric current. It takes its name from the French physicist André-Marie Ampère.
Ampere-hour
The Ampere-hour is the unit used to specify the capacity of a battery; the amount of electricity that can be stored during the charge and returned during the discharge. The Ampere-hour is the unit used to specify the capacity of a battery; the amount of electricity that can be stored during the charge and returned during the discharge.
Balance of system
It represents the components of a photovoltaic solar system except for photovoltaic modules.
Charge controller
Component of a solar photovoltaic installation to control the state of charge and discharge of the battery.
Charging regulator
It is synonymous with charge controller. Its function is to control and manage battery charging from a solar photovoltaic installation.
Chemical thermodynamics
Chemical thermodynamics is the study of the interrelation of heat and work with chemical reactions or physical changes of state within the limits of the laws of thermodynamics. Chemical thermodynamics is the study of the interrelation of heat and work with chemical reactions or physical changes of state within the limits of the laws of thermodynamics.
Connected to network system
 Photovoltaic system that acts as a generating plant electricity, supplying power to the grid.
Direct current
Direct current is a type of electric current where the direction of flow of electrical charges does not vary. Electrons always flow in the same direction. Direct current is a type of electric current where the direction of flow of electrical charges does not vary. Electrons always flow in the same direction.
Efficiency
In regard to solar cells is the percentage of solar energy that is converted into electrical energy by the cell. Depending on the technology and technical production, it varies between 5% and 30%.
Electricity
Electricity is the form of energy that produces light effects, mechanical, calorific, chemical, etc., and that is due to the separation or movement of the electrons that make up the atoms. Electricity is the form of energy that produces light effects, mechanical, calorific, chemical, etc., and that is due to the separation or movement of the electrons that make up the atoms.
Electrolyte
The electrolyte, in the case of batteries used in photovoltaic systems, is a diluted solution of sulfuric acid in which the different processes that allow the charging and discharging of the battery are verified. The electrolyte, in the case of batteries used in photovoltaic systems, is a diluted solution of sulfuric acid in which the different processes that allow the charging and discharging of the battery are verified.
Enthalpy
Enthalpy is a physical quantity in the field of thermodynamics that measures the maximum energy of a thermodynamic system theoretically capable of being eliminated from it in the form of heat. Enthalpy is a physical quantity in the field of thermodynamics that measures the maximum energy of a thermodynamic system theoretically capable of being eliminated from it in the form of heat.
Entropy
Entropy (S) is a thermodynamic variable defined to predict the evolution of thermodynamic systems. Entropy is a function of extensive character state. Entropy (S) is a thermodynamic variable defined to predict the evolution of thermodynamic systems. Entropy is a function of extensive character state.
Fahrenheit
The Fahrenheit degree (° F) is a temperature unit proposed by Gabriel Fahrenheit. On this scale the melting point of water is 32 degrees and the boiling point is 212. The Fahrenheit degree (° F) is a temperature unit proposed by Gabriel Fahrenheit. On this scale the melting point of water is 32 degrees and the boiling point is 212.
Fossil energy
Fossil energy is the energy that comes from the combustion of fossil fuels. It is a source of non-renewable energy. Fossil energy is the energy that comes from the combustion of fossil fuels. It is a source of non-renewable energy.
Fossil fuels
Fossil fuels are those fuels originated by the partial decomposition of organic matter millions of years ago. Fossil fuels are those fuels originated by the partial decomposition of organic matter millions of years ago.