PHOTOVOLTAICS

KEITH NUTHALL
A NEW report on the development of photovoltaics (PV) has been published by the European Commission, which recommends that new electricity storage technologies need to be adapted for use by this developing alternative electricity production method and also suggests ways to reduce the high price of developing this energy source.

Because photovoltaic electricity is produced by direct conversion from sunlight, without intermediate thermal processes, the Commission considers it "virtually inexhaustible" as an energy source and ambitiously ...


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