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Main Title Pollution Reduction Capability of Photovoltaic Systems: Recent Results.
Author Speigel, R. J. ; Kern, E. C. ;
CORP Author Ascension Technology, Inc., Lincoln Center, MA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
Publisher 1996
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA-68-D3-0144 ;EPA-68-D5-0052; EPA/600/A-96/045;
Stock Number PB96-184411
Additional Subjects Photovoltaic power plants ; Air pollution abatement ; Technology assessment ; Photovoltaic cells ; Photovoltaic conversion ; Irradiance ; Energy sources ; Commercial buildings ; Military facilities ; Electric power generation ; Energy demand ; Energy consumption ; Energy expenses ; Prices ; Energy efficiency ; Greenhouse gases ; Residential sector ; Cost benefit analysis ; Comparison ; Reprints ;
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NTIS  PB96-184411 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 08/15/1996
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Abstract
The paper reports recent results from an EPA program to demonstrate the capability of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems as a pollution mitigating energy replacement for fossil fuels. The approach has been to install and monitor PV systems located on building (residential, commercial, and military) rooftops across the U.S. The economic viability of the PV systems is enhanced because they compete with the retail price of electric power rather than the utility avoided cost price.