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The Center of Excellence in Advanced Materials and Green Technologies, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, organized a webinar series on Emerging Solar Photovoltaics: Materials, Performance Improvements and Processing Methods on May 1, 2021. The series was taken by Dr. Duraisamy Kumaresan, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.
The rapidly decreasing fossil energy resources (coal, oil, natural gas, etc.) and the environmental impacts such as climate change, air, and water pollutions by using fossil resources for meeting world human energy needs have intensified the production and supply of eco-friendly, renewable energy through superior technologies. Solar photovoltaics is considered one of the promising renewable energy technologies to address the future energy demand of the world. In this webinar, different generations of solar photovoltaics, their operations, emerging photovoltaic technologies, methods to improve their power conversion efficiencies and their processing methods will be discussed.