Thursday, November 25, 2010

Back to Photovoltaic (PV)/ Solar Power History

What is history behind Photovoltaic (PV) or solar power since the year 1955? 
PV cells were started to use in space application such as power up the satelitte. And today 2010 , overwhelming demand from Renewable energy sector had contributed higher growth of production of PV cells annually.Big scale of Solar Power Plants with total capacity up to Mega Watt (MW) are widely installed in most of develop countries. Just take a snapshoot on the four major phases for PV market:
  • Space age,
  • Off Grid PV,
  • Rooftop ,
  • On Grid and
  • PV Power plants.

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