A Review on Solar Photovoltaic Technology and Future Trends

Authors(3) :-Shafqat Mughal, Yog Raj Sood, R.K Jarial

Industrial development and population growth have led to a surge in the global energy demand for energy. Moreover Global environmental concerns coupled with steady progress in renewable energy technologies, are opening up new opportunities for utilization of renewable energy resources. Solar energy is the most abundant, inexhaustible and clean of all the renewable energy resources till date. Energy from sun can be considered the main source of all types of energies. It can be used by various techniques such as making full use of sunlight to directly generate electricity or by using heat from the sun as a thermal energy. The ability to generate electricity from sunlight is a relatively new and exciting technology that offers many new opportunities in generating ‘green’ electricity. This technology is called solar photovoltaics or more simply, PV. Also referred to as solar electric, PV offers the ability to generate electricity in a clean, quiet and renewable way. It makes use if the abundant energy from the sun, to generate electricity without the production of harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, one of the main gases affecting climate change.The major objective of this review study is to help anyone working in solar PV technology by introducing them to the new developments in this fields. This paper helps them to review the technology of solar PV as on date along with various incentives schemes introduced by the governments to attract, the utilities to go green In this paper various applications and future development of Solar technology is also discussed.

Authors and Affiliations

Shafqat Mughal
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Renewable Energy Engineering, SOET, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, (J&K) India
Yog Raj Sood
Professor, Department of Electrical, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
R.K Jarial
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Renewable energy, Solar, Panel, Grid

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 1 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 227-235
Manuscript Number : CSEIT411839
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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Shafqat Mughal, Yog Raj Sood, R.K Jarial, "A Review on Solar Photovoltaic Technology and Future Trends", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.227-235, March-April-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT411839

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