Photovoltaic-Thermal New Technology Demonstration

Jesse Dean, Peter McNutt, Dennis Jones, David Heinicke, Lars Lisell

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


Photovoltaic-thermal (PV-T) hybrid solar systems offer increased electricity production by cooling the PV panel, and using the removed thermal energy to heat water - all in the same footprint as a standard PV system. GPG's assessment of the nation's first large-scale PV-T system installed at the Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Federal Building in Boston, MA, provided numerous lessons learned in system design, and identified a target market of locations with high utility costs and electric hot water backup.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages43
StatePublished - 2015

Bibliographical note

Prepared for the U.S. General Services Administration

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-7A40-63474


  • GPG
  • GSA
  • hybrid solar system
  • M&V
  • photovoltaic thermal
  • PV-T


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