Chapter 20. Solar Energy Costs: The Solar Advisor Model

  1. Lewis Fraas4 and
  2. Larry Partain5
  1. Paul Gilman1,
  2. Nathan Blair2 and
  3. Christopher Cameron3

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch20

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gilman, P., Blair, N. and Cameron, C. (2010) Solar Energy Costs: The Solar Advisor Model, in Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition (eds L. Fraas and L. Partain), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 4

    JX Crystals Inc., Issaquah, WA, USA

  2. 5

    Varian Medical Systems, Mountain View, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Consultant, Chicago, IL, USA

  2. 2

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

  3. 3

    Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kai Chang

Series Editor Information

  1. Texas A&M University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470446331

Online ISBN: 9780470636886

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Keywords:

  • solar energy costs - and solar advisor model;
  • inverter performance model descriptions;
  • levelized cost of energy - as function of module efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • LCOE

  • The Sam Software

  • Analysis Examples

  • Summary

  • Abbreviations