Cooling down solar cells, naturally

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Washington DC (SPX) Dec 02, 2022
A bright, sunny, cloudless day might seem like the optimal setting for solar cells. But too much sun, and too much heat, can actually reduce the efficiency of photovoltaics. As operating temperature rises by 1 degree Celsius, traditional silicon-based solar cells will lose about 0.5% efficiency. In a typical photovoltaic plant, where modules operate nearly 25 degrees Celsius above the ambi This article was originally published by Solardaily.com. Read the original article here.

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