Solar energy: direct and indirect methods to harvest usable energy

Adarsh Kumar, Pandey and Reji, Kumar. R and M., Samykano (2021) Solar energy: direct and indirect methods to harvest usable energy. Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Emerging Trends and Advanced Applications. pp. 1-24. ISSN 978-0-12-818206-2. (Published)

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The global energy demand is increasing substantially due to increasing population, industries, and technological development. The renewable energy sources can play vital role to cope up with the rising demand for energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Solar radiation is a source of renewable energy from sun, and it can generate electrical and heat energies using appropriate harvesting techniques [1]. The solar energy can be employed in two forms, which are solar thermal and photovoltaics. The solar energy can be directly converted into electricity (by solar photovoltaics) or indirectly converted into heat energy (by solar thermal collectors). Although photovoltaic (PV) requires high capital cost, this technology is accepted worldwide due to less maintenance and operating cost.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Solar energysolar cellssolar thermalsolar photovoltaicsphotovoltaic thermal collectors
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty/Division: Institute of Postgraduate Studies
College of Engineering
Depositing User: Ms. Ratna Wilis Haryati Mustapa
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2022 07:22
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2022 07:22
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