PV FAQs: How Much Land Will PV Need to Supply Our Electricity?

Research output: NRELFact Sheet

Abstract

This PV FAQ fact sheet answers the question 'How much land will PV need to supply our electricity?' The answer is that PV could supply our electricity with little visible impact on our landscape.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2004

Bibliographical note

Supercedes January 2004 printed version (accnr 35783)

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-520-35097

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102003-1835

Keywords

  • FAQs
  • frequently asked questions
  • land use
  • photovoltaics (PV)
  • PV
  • rooftop
  • solar energy

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