photovoltaic technology

photovoltaic technology

The Photovoltaic Effect and the Photovoltaic Cell

Photovoltaic Cell

The photovoltaic effect is the phenomenon discovered by Edmond Bequerel in 1839, which consists of the physical characteristics of some semi-conductive materials that, under the right conditions, allows them to produce electrical energy provided by exposure to solar radiation.

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The Photovoltaic Module

Photovoltaic Module

The photovoltaic module: The photovoltaic cells are electrically connected in a series of rows and columns, thereby forming a module. The cells are mechanically protected from atmospheric agents by a glass pane placed at the front of the module and by insulating materials and plastics placed posteriorly. 

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