Vertical bifacial solar farms: Physics, design, and global optimization

  title={Vertical bifacial solar farms: Physics, design, and global optimization},
  author={M. R. Khan and A. Hanna and Xingshu Sun and M. Alam},
  journal={Applied Energy},
  • M. R. Khan, A. Hanna, +1 author M. Alam
  • Published 2017
  • Engineering, Physics
  • Applied Energy
  • There have been sustained interest in bifacial solar cell technology since 1980s, with prospects of 30–50% increase in the output power from a stand-alone panel. Moreover, a vertical bifacial panel reduces dust accumulation and provides two output peaks during the day, with the second peak aligned to the peak electricity demand. Recent commercialization and anticipated growth of bifacial panel market have encouraged a closer scrutiny of the integrated power-output and economic viability of… CONTINUE READING
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