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Photovoltaic applications in the Southwest for the National Park Service

C R Peatfield

Photovoltaic applications in the Southwest for the National Park Service

by C R Peatfield

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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photovoltaic power generation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC. R. Peatfield, P. O. Jarvinen
    ContributionsJarvinen, P. O , joint author, United States. Energy Research and Development Administration
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14894514M

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ERDA has engaged MIT/Lincoln Laboratory in its field tests and applications project for solar photovoltaic systems. This paper describes one of the applications of the project: namely, the placement, test and monitoring of solar photovoltaic systems that serve installations of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS).

Attention is given to site selection procedures and an NPS photovoltaic Cited by: 1. Ineighty-four photovoltaic panels were installed at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center through a partnership between the National Park System and Arizona Public Service (APS). The panels are installed on both the Visitor Center’s roof as well as on adjacent ground-mounted platforms, providing a clean energy learning opportunity for the park’s nearly 5 million annual visitors.

Visual Impacts: Utility-scale solar facilities can include many thousands of solar mirrors that reflect sunlight and cause glare, which can alter or damage the natural scenic value of an example, Ivanpah Valley in southeastern California hosts the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which covers nearly 3, acres of desert habitat and employs the use of three foot tall.

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Photovoltaics (PV) or solar cells are becoming more widely accepted for applications that can be grouped into categories including, PV with battery storage, PV with generators, PV connected to utilities, utility scale power and hybrid power systems. These are all explained in this article.

of photovoltaics, students interestedinPV scienceandtechnology, andend users who require a greater understanding of theory to supplement their applications. The book is effectively sectionedinto two mainblocks: Chapters cover the basic elements of photovoltaics-theindividual electricity-producing cell.

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In roof applications, it is important to consider if the roof can handle the added weight of a photovoltaic system (typically 2 to 8 lbs/ft²) and roof orientation to the south if it is not flat. For ground applications, it is best to use previously disturbed land to reduce National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance requirements.

Photovoltaics (PV) is the conversion of light into electricity using semiconducting materials that exhibit the photovoltaic effect, a phenomenon studied in physics, photochemistry, and electrochemistry. PV has become the cheapest source of electrical power in regions with a high solar potential, with price bids as low as US$/kWh in Panel prices have dropped by the factor of field test of PV providing full power at the National Bridges National Monument site in the Four Corners area of Utah.

Turn on date for the field test is estimated for late summer,with a power rating of kw peak. The field test is being conducted by MIT's Lincoln Laboratory (LL) in collaboration with the National Park Service (NPS).

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Applied Power Corporation under contract with the National Park Service designed and supplied a 10 KW photovoltaic array, KW hr battery bank and 24 KW of inverters to power the maintenance facility, visitor center and ranger residences.

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January NATIONAL PARK SERVICE NPS Denali National Park Eielson Visitor Center, Alaska completed the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum building for the National Park Service and Alaska. Photovoltaic panels and a micro hydro system on a nearby stream provide 82 percent of the energy consumed by the building.

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