Chapter 21. Challenges of Large-Scale Solar Cell Electricity Production

  1. Lewis Fraas2 and
  2. Larry Partain3
  1. David Faiman

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch21

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Faiman, D. (2010) Challenges of Large-Scale Solar Cell Electricity Production, in Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition (eds L. Fraas and L. Partain), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 2

    JX Crystals Inc., Issaquah, WA, USA

  2. 3

    Varian Medical Systems, Mountain View, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben - Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kai Chang

Series Editor Information

  1. Texas A&M University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470446331

Online ISBN: 9780470636886

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Keywords:

  • challenges of large-scale solar cell electricity production;
  • cost requirements and financing;
  • concentrator photovoltaics (CPV) technology - key to massive replacement of fossil fuel on worldwide scale

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Scale of the Problem

  • Space and Time Requirements

  • Cost Requirements and Financing

  • Technological Challenges

  • Conclusions

  • Abbreviations

  • References