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Approximately 125 projects with numerous photovoltaic electricity supply systems have been set up throughout Europe. The 123 systems analysed in this report have predominantly been employed in 15 projects for the electrification of individual dwellings, huts and houseboats while several systems have been used to supply electricity for lighthouses, buoys and telephone exchanges. The maximum yields over periods of up to several years are between 3 and 5 kWh/(d x kW(p)), depending on meteorological conditions. Consumption lies between 0.3 and 3 kWh/(d x kW(p)) with corresponding performance ratios between 5 % and a maximum of 70 %.

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Authors: RIESCH G, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 9. Internationales Sonnenforum, Stuttgart (DE), June 28 - July 1, 1994
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper DE 38368 ORA
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