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Solar cells and the environment Answered

Question about solar cells. Since solar panels are encased in glass or polycarbonate, does exposure to the elements degrade solar cells? And if so, in what fashion? Corrosion of the traces? water infiltration? etc. etc? Or is it a matter of the fragility of the cells?

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lemonie

9 years ago

I'd guess that silicon weathers like most things. Maybe absorbs things and changes? L