Technical Qualifications for Treating Photovoltaic Assets as Real Property by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

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It has been proposed that Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have the potential to lower the cost and increase the adoption of photovoltaic systems (PV) by offering a more attractive source of capital. The purpose of this paper is to explain the fundamental physical characteristics of PV and compare them to the characteristics of 'real' property, to help determine whether REITs can own PV systems.

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Feldman, D.; Mendelsohn, M. & Coughlin, J. June 1, 2012.

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It has been proposed that Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have the potential to lower the cost and increase the adoption of photovoltaic systems (PV) by offering a more attractive source of capital. The purpose of this paper is to explain the fundamental physical characteristics of PV and compare them to the characteristics of 'real' property, to help determine whether REITs can own PV systems.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-6A20-55396
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1046324 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1046324
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc836840

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Feldman, D.; Mendelsohn, M. & Coughlin, J. Technical Qualifications for Treating Photovoltaic Assets as Real Property by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), report, June 1, 2012; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc836840/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.