Solar Electric Power -- The U.S. Photovoltaic Industry Roadmap (Booklet)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


This document provides the U.S. photovoltaic industry's plan for the next 20 years. It describes the roles of industry and government in the areas of research and development, market opportunities, and policy and institutional initiatives, covering the near term (1-3 years), mid term (4-10 years), and long term (11-20). Following an Executive Summary are 6 chapters: Introducing the PV IndustryRoadmap; PV's Value to Customers and the Nation; PV Industry Profile; Solar-Electric Vision, Goals, and Targets; Technical, Market, and Institutional Barriers; and Commercializing PV Solar-Electric Power.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages36
StatePublished - 2003

Bibliographical note

Prepared by Energetics, Incorporated, Columbia, Maryland, under contract to Sandia National Laboratories. Facilitated by the National Center for Photovoltaics. Produced and printed by the United States photovoltaics industry.

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BK-520-30150


Dive into the research topics of 'Solar Electric Power -- The U.S. Photovoltaic Industry Roadmap (Booklet)'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this