In recent times, the Hybrid PV systems have been making news with respect to the Solar Energy. Which among the following is / are correct observations regarding Hybrid PV systems?

  1. Hybrid PV systems are semiconductor devices with high (around 50%) energy conversion efficiency
  2. Hybrid PV systems use both active and passive methods to collect, store and convert the solar energy

Select the correct option from the codes given below:  

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

In Hybrid PV systems, PV system is associated with a complimentary power generation device such as a diesel generator unit, which provides “power conditioning”.

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