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Performance of amorphous silicon double junction photovoltaic systems in different climatic zones

Gottschalg, R. and Jardine, C.N. and Ruther, R. and Betts, T.R. and Conibeer, G.J. and Close, J. and Infield, D.G. and Kearney, M.K and Lam, K.H. and Lane, K. and Pang, H. and Tscharner, R. (2002) Performance of amorphous silicon double junction photovoltaic systems in different climatic zones. In: 29th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2002-05-19 - 2002-05-24.

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Abstract

To date the majority of investigations into the performance of amorphous silicon photovoltaic systems have been limited to single sites, and therefore the conclusions from such studies are unlikely to be as generic as they might at first appear. This paper compares data collected from different systems across the world in Brazil, Hong Kong, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. All systems have been operating for a number of years, and are employing double junction amorphous silicon devices of a similar age manufactured by RWE Solar.