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Renewable energy: solar energy, use of solar energy, photovoltaic cells and solar panels

Grant number: 15/19308-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2016
Effective date (End): August 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Principal Investigator:Fernando Luiz de Campos Carvalho
Grantee:Lucas Brumati Garcia
Home Institution: Instituto de Ciência e Tecnologia (ICT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São José dos Campos. São José dos Campos , SP, Brazil


Study of solar radiation and radiation at the earth's surface, especially in Brazil and the conversion of solar radiation. Study the different types of solar collectors, study of photovoltaic cells and microscopic characteristics of the materials. Study of semiconductor materials, cutting-edge materials. Study on intelligent building projects including environmental and economic aspects. Analysis of successful experiences of using solar energy as a primary energy source in countries like the US, China and Germany.