Solar Technology - DOE

This video illustrates the diversity of photovoltaic (PV) technology, which is due to innovations in PV materials, reductions in manufacturing costs, and expanding uses of the technology. A brief explanation is provided of how PV cells work, as well as an overview of the different semiconductor materials used for silicon and thin-film cells.

Access this video here: https://www.eeremultimedia.energy.gov/solar/videos/photovoltaics_diverse_technology