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How a Photovoltaic System Produces Electricity

How a Photovoltaic System Operates As described in The Beginner's Guide to Solar Energy, solar panels convert the energy of photons into electricity. This process is called the photovoltaic effect. When a photon hits a photovoltaic device, its energy is transferred from the photon to the local electrons in the material. These excited elec…

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