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A study has been carried out to analyse the future of photovoltaic (PV) technology. The study comprised a bibliometric analysis and a questionnaire sent to more than one hundred experts around the world. The study considers a time period of 50 years and includes prospects on the PV production, percentage of electricity produced by PV, PV research and development status of different countries. Special emphasis has been made on the constraints to increase annual production and the competitiveness with other energy technologies. The study also includes analysis of the prospects of the different PV technologies (cells and modules).

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Authors: AGUADO-MONSONET M A, JRC Sevilla (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 13th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Nice (FR), October 23-27, 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 39490 ORA
Record Number: 199610176 / Last updated on: 1996-03-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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