QuickScreen Software for Distributed PV Evaluation

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    The Quick-Screen software package is a planning tool to quickly find the best distributed resource (DR) sites within a given electric utility and determine economic feasibility. It is targeted for utility personnel who make resource and distribution planning decisions. Regulators and analysts may also find it useful to make informed policy decisiions. Quick-Screen Beta Version 1.0 evaluates thecost-effectiveness of distributed photovoltaic (PV) generation. The software is intended to provide a simple-to-use tool that requires minimal data inputs. It runs on all PC-compatible Windows (registered) platforms, featuring a point-and-click user interface and online context-sensitive help. Several sample utility projects and results are provided to quickly get the user up and running. Usersshould be able to complete an evaluation in less than an hour.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages9
    StatePublished - 1997
    EventAnnual Utility PV Experience Exhibition and Conference - Lakewood, Colorado
    Duration: 15 Oct 199618 Oct 1996


    ConferenceAnnual Utility PV Experience Exhibition and Conference
    CityLakewood, Colorado

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/CP-520-24364


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