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Solar Photovoltaic Technology Production by Tapas K. Mallick, David Benson, Senthilarasu Sundaram

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Chapter 1

Introduction

Abstract

This chapter deals with the overview and current status of the PV industry and summary of the book.

Keywords

Photovoltaics; Environment and sustainability; GHG; Lifecycle assessment

1.1 Introduction

The Industrial Revolution has brought many changes to our lives. Urbanization is one such change feeding the modern economy and social growth. Modernization and urbanization has its worst effects on developing countries, especially in growing economies like India and China who are starting to taste the bitter sweetness of modernization in terms of natural resource loss, increasing e-waste, poor air quality in many places, water scarcity and so on. Urban and modern world needs revolve around comforting surroundings, ...

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