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INFLUENCE OF CLIMATE AND AIR POLLUTION ON SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN SERBIA

ABSTRACT
The paper introduces basic information on the geographical location, climate and solar radiation in Serbia. It focuses particularly on the air pollution in Serbia and its influence on the solar cells energy efficiency. Moreover, detailed information on the development of solar energy in Serbia and the examples of the application of the low, medium and high temperature and photovoltaic conversion of solar radiation is provided. The paper also gives an overview of the installed greater capacity solar power stations related to the electricity network and the smaller capacity solar power stations as the independent sources of electricity in Serbia. In conclusion, the paper stresses Serbia’s favourite climate and other conditions for the prospective successful development of solar energy.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2015-01-18
PAPER REVISED: 2015-02-10
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2015-02-18
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2015-03-08
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI150108032R
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2015, VOLUME 19, ISSUE Supplement 2, PAGES [S311 - S322]
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