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Q: solar panels ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: solar panels
Category: Science > Earth Sciences
Asked by: bastacat-ga
List Price: $45.00
Posted: 29 Mar 2006 19:12 PST
Expires: 28 Apr 2006 20:12 PDT
Question ID: 713414
what is the best substitute for polysilicon for solar panels?
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Subject: Re: solar panels
From: redhoss-ga on 30 Mar 2006 05:56 PST
This sounds good:
Subject: Re: solar panels
From: hfshaw-ga on 30 Mar 2006 15:28 PST
It depends.

What is/are your metric(s) for determining what's "best"?  In terms of
conversion efficiency, single-crystal silicon would be the "best
substitute".  If total capital costs is the metric, then amorphous
silicon is "better" than polycrystalline material.

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