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CPVMatch - Concentrating Photovoltaic Modules Using Advanced Technologies and Cells for Highest Efficiencies
Año:2016
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Descripción
This paper presents the project Concentrating Photovoltaic modules using advanced technologies and cells for highest efficiencies (CPVMatch), which has received funding from the European Union?s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The aim of CPVMatch is to bring practical performance of HCPV closer to its theoretical limits with research and development in the field of III-V multi-junction solar cells and CPV modules. Concerning cells, novel wafer bonded four-junction solar cells made of GaInP/GaAs//GaInAs/Ge are optimized with the target of reaching 48% efficiency under concentration. Moreover, multi-junction solar cell technologies with advanced materials - like ternary IV element mixtures (i.e. SiGeSn) and nanostructured anti-reflective coatings - are investigated. Concerning CPV modules the project focuses on both Fresnel-based and mirror-based technologies with a target efficiency of 40% under high concentrations beyond 800x. Achromatic Fresnel lenses for improved light management without secondary optics are investigated. In addition, smart, mirror-based HCPV modules are developed, which include a new mirror-based design, the integration of DC/DC converters and an intelligent tracking sensor (PSD sensor) at module level. A profound life-cycle and environmental assessment and the development of adapted characterization methods of new multi-junction solar cells and HCPV modules complete the work plan of CPVMatch.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Munich (Alemania)
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
2196-0992
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
20/06/2016
Fecha fin congreso
24/06/2016
Desde la página
1393
Hasta la página
1398
Título de las actas
Proceeding of 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference
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Participantes
  • Autor: S.P. Philipps
  • Autor: M. Baudrit
  • Autor: K. Hillerich
  • Autor: A. Moreau
  • Autor: R. Parmesani
  • Autor: E. Román
  • Autor: Gabriel Sala Pano (UPM)
  • Autor: B. Schineller
  • Autor: G. Timó
  • Autor: A. Bett
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Integración de Sistemas e Instrumentos (ISI)
  • Departamento: Electrónica Física
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Energía Solar
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