FEMP Renewable Energy Fact Sheet: Photovoltaics

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Photovoltaic energy systems, which convert sunlight to electricity, can meet many different needs in Federal facilities. This fact sheet describes how photovoltaic (PV) energy systems can be used to provide electricity for lighting, communications, refrigeration, fans, signs, pumps, drilling equipment, emergency power packs, and cathodic (corrosion) protection, among others. Applications for PV power in Federal facilities include staff housing, parking areas, campgrounds, marinas, visitor centers, roadside communications equipment, ranger stations, underground pipelines, irrigation and disinfecting systems, and disaster response units. PV systems are particularly suitable and cost-effective for facilities that now use diesel power or that are in remote areas ... continued below

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Photovoltaic energy systems, which convert sunlight to electricity, can meet many different needs in Federal facilities. This fact sheet describes how photovoltaic (PV) energy systems can be used to provide electricity for lighting, communications, refrigeration, fans, signs, pumps, drilling equipment, emergency power packs, and cathodic (corrosion) protection, among others. Applications for PV power in Federal facilities include staff housing, parking areas, campgrounds, marinas, visitor centers, roadside communications equipment, ranger stations, underground pipelines, irrigation and disinfecting systems, and disaster response units. PV systems are particularly suitable and cost-effective for facilities that now use diesel power or that are in remote areas far from electric power lines.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Area Office, 1627 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401-3393; OSTI as DE00750916

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  • Report No.: NREL/FS--710-25915
  • Report No.: DOE/GO-10099-724
  • Grant Number: AC36-99GO10337
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 750916
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc712419

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FEMP Renewable Energy Fact Sheet: Photovoltaics, book, October 1, 1999; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc712419/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.