What is solar panel? What is the name of the device from which solar electricity is generated?

Asked by vibhuti37 | 23rd Feb, 2010, 10:23: PM

Expert Answer:

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Solar panel ( or) solar array: electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cell.

A solar cell is a device that converts the energy of sunlight directly into electricity by the photovoltaic effect.Assemblies of cells are used to make solar panels or photovoltaic arrays.

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Answered by  | 24th Feb, 2010, 09:37: AM

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