The absorber plate with the tubes the pv module the

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: sorber plate. The absorber plate with the tubes, the PV module, the glass cover as well as the insulation, are clearly shown in the figure above. Concentrating PV/T collectors are often used to increase the irradiance level on PV modules. A PV/T collector basically combines the function of a flat plate solar (thermal) collector and those of a photovoltaic panel. Multiple modules can be wired together to form an array. The amount of electricity produced is dependent on the size or area of the module or array. PV modules produce direct-current electricity. The required voltage is dependent on the series electrical arrangement and the required current is dependent on the parallel electrical arrangement. There are two common PV devices used to create an electric field within a semiconductor such...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online