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International Journal of Engineering Research in Computer Science and Engineering (IJERCSE)

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Open Access Journal

International Journal of Engineering Research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering(IJEREEE)

Monthly Journal for Electrical and Electronic Engineering

ISSN : 2395-2717 (Online)

Call For Paper : Vol 11, Issue 05, May 2024
Super Hydrophobic Antireflective Coating to Enhance Efficiency of Solar PV Cells

Author : Abhilasha Mishra 1 Vamika Rathi 2

Date of Publication :30th December 2017

Abstract: The efficiency of solar panels is greatly affected by dust and soiling. The solar panel reflects a considerable amount of light which also decrease the efficiency. Everyday cleaning of solar installation is time-consuming and costly. The hydrophobic coating works as an anti-dust coating so it will enhance the efficiency and decrease the cost of cleaning of solar cells. In India, most of the solar projects are situated in arid areas (MP, Gujarat etc) where dust decreases the efficiency of solar cells. Thus by combining these two properties and applying the superhydrophobic and antireflective coating, we can increase the efficiency of solar cells by 25-40%.

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