Ultra-thin and lightweight photovoltaic/thermal collections for building integration
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Unglazed PVT collector concepts to cover electricity and heat demands of LowEx Buildings have been experimentally and numerically evaluated. Critical aspects affecting electrical and thermal efficiency are identified. A promising solution was found in the direct lamination of thin-film solar cells onto a channel-plate thermal collector resulting in a highly efficient, super-light (<4kg/m2) and ultra-thin (<4mm) PVT collector. The lightweight design simplifies building integration and reduces the amount of materials and associated costs as well as environmental impacts Show more
Journal / seriesEnergy Procedia
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Subjecthybrid collector; unglazed; building integration; solar thermal; photovoltaic; LowEx
Organisational unit03902 - Schlüter, Arno
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