Solar Powered Housing. Darryl Birtwistle Energy, Society, and Climate November 6, 2002. Topics of Discussion. Basic Concept. What’s required for an efficiently solar powered house. Basic technology of solar power. Solar home systems (different parts). Determining cost and size.
Energy, Society, and Climate
November 6, 2002
Photovoltaic cell includes semiconducting materials (usually silicon), top and bottom metallic grids to transfer the electrons, a glass cover or other type of transparent encapsulant to seal the cell and keep weather out, and an antireflective coating to keep the cell from reflecting the light back away from the cell.