Definition of Photovoltaics

1. Noun. (physics) The technology of the conversion of sunlight into electricity using semiconductors that exhibit the photovoltaic effect. ¹



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Definition of Photovoltaics

1. photovoltaic [n] - See also: photovoltaic

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Literary usage of Photovoltaics

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1. Experience Curves for Energy Technology Policy by Clas-Otto Wene, International Energy Agency (2000)
"For illustration, the effect of deploying photovoltaics is analysed. Figure 4.3 shows the additional cost for photovoltaics until 2030, if this technology ..."

2. Innovation in Energy Technology: Comparing National Innovation Systems at by OECD Staff (2006)
"Central among these technologies have been fuel cells and photovoltaics. Fuel cells, in particular, were selected by the government in 2005 as one of the ..."

3. Creating Markets for Energy Technologies by International Energy Agency (2003)
"Making photovoltaics Break Even 10 1/1 0,1 1000 Price competition with incumbent technology (usually fossil fuel) 0,1 Source: OECD/IEA(2000). ..."

4. Energy Technology Perspectives: Scenarios And Strategies to 2050 by International Energy Agency (2006)
"... Solar photovoltaics Technology Description A solar photovoltaic (PV) system is not an energy technology for buildings per se. ..."

5. Renewable Energy: RD&D Priorities, Insights from IEA Technology Programmes by International Energy Agency (2006)
"Approximated generation costs for solar photovoltaics 1.05 0.90 0.75 0.60 0.45 ... Projected electricity generation costs of photovoltaics and electricity ..."

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