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Photovoltaic Cell
A photoelectric cell is the basic unit that allows to transform solar energy into electrical energy. A photoelectric cell is the basic unit that allows to transform solar energy into electrical energy.
Photovoltaic Effect
The photovoltaic effect is the effect that allows to transform solar energy into electrical energy by means of photovoltaic cells. The photovoltaic effect is, therefore, fundamental for the production of electricity by means of solar energy. The photovoltaic effect is the effect that allows to transform solar energy into electrical energy by means of photovoltaic cells. The photovoltaic effect is, therefore, fundamental for the production of electricity by means of solar energy.
Photovoltaic Module
A photovoltaic module is a set of photovoltaic cells whose objective is to generate electricity. The module is provided with terminals for connection to the installation. A photovoltaic module is a set of photovoltaic cells whose objective is to generate electricity. The module is provided with terminals for connection to the installation.
Photovoltaic Power Plant
A photovoltaic power plant is the set of solar installations designed to generate electricity through solar radiation. A photovoltaic power plant is the set of solar installations designed to generate electricity through solar radiation.
Power Inverter
An inverter is an electronic device whose function is to change a DC input voltage to a symmetrical AC output voltage, with a certain magnitude and frequency. An inverter is an electronic device whose function is to change a DC input voltage to a symmetrical AC output voltage, with a certain magnitude and frequency.
Rated Voltage
The rated voltage is the specific potential difference for which a device or installation is designed. The nominal adjective implies that tension may vary due to different circumstances during the operation. The rated voltage is the specific potential difference for which a device or installation is designed. The nominal adjective implies that tension may vary due to different circumstances during the operation.
Silicon
Silicon is a chemical element with excellent semiconducting properties. Silicon is fundamental for photovoltaic energy. Silicon is a chemical element with excellent semiconducting properties. Silicon is fundamental for photovoltaic energy.
Solar Batteries
The batteries have the function of accumulating the energy received by the photovoltaic panels. When there is consumption, electricity is provided directly by the battery and not by the panels. The batteries have the function of accumulating the energy received by the photovoltaic panels. When there is consumption, electricity is provided directly by the battery and not by the panels.
Solar Collector
A solar collector is a type of solar panel designed for solar thermal installations. Its function is to capture the heat generated by solar radiation. A solar collector is a type of solar panel designed for solar thermal installations. Its function is to capture the heat generated by solar radiation.
Solar Concentrator
A solar concentrator is a device that, by means of different systems, concentrates the solar radiation on the photovoltaic cells. It can also be used in solar thermal installations. A solar concentrator is a device that, by means of different systems, concentrates the solar radiation on the photovoltaic cells. It can also be used in solar thermal installations.
Solar efficiency
Solar efficiency is the percentage of solar energy that is transformed into electrical energy by the photovoltaic cell. Depending on technology and technical production, it varies between 5% and 30%. Solar efficiency is the percentage of solar energy that is transformed into electrical energy by the photovoltaic cell. Depending on technology and technical production, it varies between 5% and 30%.
Solar furnace
A solar oven is a structure that uses concentrated solar energy to produce high temperatures. These are parabolic reflectors or heliostats concentrate the light (of insolation) on a focal point. A solar oven is a structure that uses concentrated solar energy to produce high temperatures. These are parabolic reflectors or heliostats concentrate the light (of insolation) on a focal point.
Solar irradiation
Solar irradiance is the power per unit area received from the Sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength range of the measuring instrument. Solar irradiance is the power per unit area received from the Sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength range of the measuring instrument.
Solar Panel
A solar panel is a device to take advantage of solar energy. It can also be called solar module. There are solar collectors for solar thermal energy and photovoltaic panels to generate electricity. A solar panel is a device to take advantage of solar energy. It can also be called solar module. There are solar collectors for solar thermal energy and photovoltaic panels to generate electricity.
Solar Radiation
Solar radiation is the amount of energy coming from the sun that is received at a certain surface and time. Characteristics of solar radiation. Propagation of solar radiation in the atmosphere. Solar radiation is the amount of energy coming from the sun that is received at a certain surface and time. Characteristics of solar radiation. Propagation of solar radiation in the atmosphere.
Steam Turbine
A steam turbine is a device that is used to convert the high pressure of the steam into the rotation of an axis that provides power output. A steam turbine is a device that is used to convert the high pressure of the steam into the rotation of an axis that provides power output.
Stirling Engine
The Stirling Engine was invented as an alternative to the steam engine. Its operation is based on the expansion and contraction of a gas using a heat source. The Stirling Engine was invented as an alternative to the steam engine. Its operation is based on the expansion and contraction of a gas using a heat source.
Sun
The sun is the main source of energy on Earth. Analysis of its internal structure and its layers: corona, chromosphere, photosphere and the nucleus. Description of its basic characteristics. The sun is the main source of energy on Earth. Analysis of its internal structure and its layers: corona, chromosphere, photosphere and the nucleus. Description of its basic characteristics.
Temperature
What is the temperature? Definition of temperature: the thermodynamic magnitude that shows the thermal energy of one body in relation to that of another. For its measurement there are the Celsius, Kelvin and Farenheid scales. What is the temperature? Definition of temperature: the thermodynamic magnitude that shows the thermal energy of one body in relation to that of another. For its measurement there are the Celsius, Kelvin and Farenheid scales.
Thermal Energy
Thermal energy is the part of the internal energy of a thermodynamic system in equilibrium that is proportional to its absolute temperature and is increased or decreased by energy transfer. Thermal energy is the part of the internal energy of a thermodynamic system in equilibrium that is proportional to its absolute temperature and is increased or decreased by energy transfer.