Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules

G. S. Kinsey, R. A. Sherif, P. Pien, P. Hebert, Richard King, D. Aldrich

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) modules occupy the middle ground between conventional, flat-plate photovoltaics and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. CPV promises to deliver the best of both worlds: the highest efficiency of any photovoltaic system combined with the higher capacity factor and scale-up potential of dual-axis tracking systems characteristic of CSP power towers. Having demonstrated cell efficiencies over 40%, the CPV industry has now embarked on an aggressive program to demonstrate cost-effective, highly-reliable CPV modules in the field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2008 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: May 11 2008May 16 2008

Other

Other33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period5/11/085/16/08

Fingerprint

Solar energy
Towers
Costs
Industry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Cite this

Kinsey, G. S., Sherif, R. A., Pien, P., Hebert, P., King, R., & Aldrich, D. (2008). Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules. In Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference [4922749] https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2008.4922749

Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules. / Kinsey, G. S.; Sherif, R. A.; Pien, P.; Hebert, P.; King, Richard; Aldrich, D.

Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. 2008. 4922749.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Kinsey, GS, Sherif, RA, Pien, P, Hebert, P, King, R & Aldrich, D 2008, Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules. in Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference., 4922749, 33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2008, San Diego, CA, United States, 5/11/08. https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2008.4922749
Kinsey GS, Sherif RA, Pien P, Hebert P, King R, Aldrich D. Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules. In Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. 2008. 4922749 https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2008.4922749
Kinsey, G. S. ; Sherif, R. A. ; Pien, P. ; Hebert, P. ; King, Richard ; Aldrich, D. / Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules. Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. 2008.
@inproceedings{469339483cf44b80ab550e5ef8bbfec3,
title = "Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules",
abstract = "Concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) modules occupy the middle ground between conventional, flat-plate photovoltaics and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. CPV promises to deliver the best of both worlds: the highest efficiency of any photovoltaic system combined with the higher capacity factor and scale-up potential of dual-axis tracking systems characteristic of CSP power towers. Having demonstrated cell efficiencies over 40{\%}, the CPV industry has now embarked on an aggressive program to demonstrate cost-effective, highly-reliable CPV modules in the field.",
author = "Kinsey, {G. S.} and Sherif, {R. A.} and P. Pien and P. Hebert and Richard King and D. Aldrich",
year = "2008",
doi = "10.1109/PVSC.2008.4922749",
language = "English (US)",
isbn = "9781424416417",
booktitle = "Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference",

}

TY - GEN

T1 - Towards commercialization of concentrator multijunction photovoltaic modules

AU - Kinsey, G. S.

AU - Sherif, R. A.

AU - Pien, P.

AU - Hebert, P.

AU - King, Richard

AU - Aldrich, D.

PY - 2008

Y1 - 2008

N2 - Concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) modules occupy the middle ground between conventional, flat-plate photovoltaics and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. CPV promises to deliver the best of both worlds: the highest efficiency of any photovoltaic system combined with the higher capacity factor and scale-up potential of dual-axis tracking systems characteristic of CSP power towers. Having demonstrated cell efficiencies over 40%, the CPV industry has now embarked on an aggressive program to demonstrate cost-effective, highly-reliable CPV modules in the field.

AB - Concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) modules occupy the middle ground between conventional, flat-plate photovoltaics and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. CPV promises to deliver the best of both worlds: the highest efficiency of any photovoltaic system combined with the higher capacity factor and scale-up potential of dual-axis tracking systems characteristic of CSP power towers. Having demonstrated cell efficiencies over 40%, the CPV industry has now embarked on an aggressive program to demonstrate cost-effective, highly-reliable CPV modules in the field.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84879724382&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84879724382&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1109/PVSC.2008.4922749

DO - 10.1109/PVSC.2008.4922749

M3 - Conference contribution

SN - 9781424416417

BT - Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

ER -