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ERIC Number: ED165984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
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Usable Electricity from the Sun.
Energy Research and Development Administration, Washington, DC. Div. of Solar Energy.
This brochure gives an overview to solar photovoltaic energy production. Some of the topics discussed are: (1) solar cell construction; (2) parallel and series cell arrays; (3) effects of location on solar cell array performance; (4) solar economics; (5) space aplications of solar photovoltaic power; and (6) terrestrial applications of solar photovoltaic power. Pictures of some of these terrestrial applications are included. This publication can provide a general introduction to solar cell electricity. (MR)
Descriptors: Electrical Systems, Electricity, Energy, Energy Conservation, Government Publications, Light, Pamphlets, Solar Radiation, Technological Advancement, Utilities
Superintendent of Documents; U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 060-000-00039-5; $0.35)
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Authoring Institution: Energy Research and Development Administration, Washington, DC. Div. of Solar Energy.