|Title||An Assessment of the Environmental Impacts of Concentrator Photovoltaics and Modeling of Concentrator Photovoltaic Deployment Using the SWITCH Model|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Kammen D, Nelson J, Mileva A, Johnston J|
|Institution||UC Berkeley, Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory|
|Keywords||Concentrated PV, Environmental Impact Assessment, SWITCH|
The environmental and societal benefits of deploying renewable energy technologies at utility scale must be considered alongside the concomitant costs and alternatives in order to properly evaluate the social return on investment of each technology.
In the second part of this report, the possible future deployment of CPV is investigated using the SWITCH electric power sector capacity
|Berkeley_CPV_Environmental Report_05_16_2012.pdf||1.27 MB|