Photovoltaics Promise...The Federal Role: National Center for Photovoltaics PV FAQs (Fact sheet)

Research output: NRELFact Sheet

Abstract

The 'photovoltaic promise' is that this solar technology is good for our nation's energy supply, good for our environment, good for our economy, and good for our future. This FAQ sheet briefly discusses details in each of these four areas. It also explains the federal role in solar electricity, specifically, the U.S. Department of Energy's PV Program, whose twofold purpose is to accelerate thedevelopment of PV as a global energy option and to assure U.S. technology and global market leadership.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 1998

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-520-24588

Keywords

  • benefits
  • DOE
  • economy
  • energy
  • environment
  • photovoltaics (PV)
  • PV community
  • technology leadership

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