Grid-Connected Renewable Energy: Solar Electric Technologies

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Source:
United States Agency for International Development
Authors:
Jan Hamrin
Edward Kern
Date:
1 January 2009

This presentation provides a summary of large-scale electric technologies, including technology economics, barriers and solutions, photovoltaics (PV), and concentrated solar power (CSP). Policies discussed include market-making policies such as feed-in tariffs, renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) with solar set-aside, and net metering for grid-connected on-site use.