Low Cost Solar Flight – Stephen Winkworth & David Garlovsky

Stephen Winkworth’s publisher friend Peter Usborne came up with the challenge to design a model plane powered by photovoltaic cells early in 2017.

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How a Solar Cell Works

Overview of how how sunlight is turned into energy that can power a car

Life Cycle Design of Amorphous Silicon Photovoltaic Modules

Publication investing energy payback time and electricity production efficiency of PV systems.

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