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B How does solar PV work?

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  1. Feb 8, 2017 #1
    Here’s a quick explanation of how a solar cell works. If you want to know more we recommend this link:
    https://www.itsmysun.com/faqs/what-is-a-solar-pv-system-and-how-does-it-work/
    A solar cell consists of two thin layers of semi-conducting materials, usually silicon, that have been ‘doped’ with specific chemicals Sunlight shining on the solar cell knocks electrons from the orbits of the doped semi-conductor in sufficient numbers to generate a direct current (DC).
     
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