Solar Energy and Capacity Value (Fact Sheet)

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


This is a one-page, two-sided fact sheet on the capacity of solar power to provide value to utilities and power system operators.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2013

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5500-57582


  • capacity
  • capacity factor
  • capacity value
  • concentrating solar power (CSP)
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • NREL
  • photovoltaics (PV)
  • variable energy


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