The link will be posted on the Next Generation Photovoltaics website just before the webinar.
In 2016, solar comprised 39% of new electricitygenerating installations. While photovoltaic (PV) technology has been a resounding success, it is still a relatively immature technology with many opportunities for research. As some PV devices approach theoretical efficiency limits, the optical design must be optimized to avoid losing photons anywhere but out the front. As PV module and system designs evolve, progress has been made to increase life and decrease degradation rates, but new reliability problems are also evolving.
In this webinar, Sarah Kurtz, Research Fellow with the National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV) and a Principal Scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will give a survey of the multitude of research topics that are arising as we move into this new era.
The lecture is part of the Next Generation Photovolatics series.