Nature protection technologies

8.3.1.1. Silicon photoelectric converters and modules

Part 8. RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

8.3. Solar power plants and heat supply systems

8.3.1. Photoelectric converters and power installations on their basis

8.3.1.1. Silicon photoelectric converters and modules

V.А. Vasilyev, B.V. Tarnizhevskiy, ОJSC “ENIN”

At present flat-panel modules, made of crystal silicon, form more than 90% of the total volume of solar elements (SEs) production. The forecast shows that in medium-term perspective there is no any alternative for using silicon.