Solar Technologies for the 21st CenturyeBook - 2013
& Francis Publishing
This book examines solar technologies, describes their properties, and evaluates the technological potential of each. It also reviews the logistics of deploying solar energy as a viable and sustainable way to solve urgent energy, environmental, and socio-economic problems. Topics discussed include solar power generation, today’s solar technologies, solar thermal, silicon PV, thin PV, 3-D solar cells, nano-PV, organic solar cells, solar successes and failures, solar power fields, finance and regulations, solar markets and solar energy and the environment.
Blazev shares insights from his 35 years as a process engineer in the solar and semiconductor business. He looks closely at the solar technologies of today and tomorrow, describes their properties, and evaluates the technological potential of each type. He also examines the logistics of deploying solar power and analyzes related socio-economic benefits and the value of solar energy in solving energy, environmental, and socio-economic problems. Other topics include successes and failures in solar companies and projects, solar power fields, and solar markets in the US and the world. Distributed in the US by Taylor & Francis. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)