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Solar Electric (Photovoltaic)

While advancements continue to be made, photovoltaic (PV) is a mature technology. The following white paper provides an overview of PV technology as well design, cost, and maintenance considerations for PV systems.

Icon: PDF Photovoltaic Technology White Paper  (773 kB)

To comment on this white paper, either join a discussion on our Wiki site or contact the author, Tracy Dahl ( ) directly.

Flexible Solar Panel Comparisons

Comparisons were made between a Uni-Pac 34 panel and the Global Solar Energy P3-48 panel. The 34-Watt rated Uni-Pac provided more power output than did the 48-Watt rated GSE P3-48.  Please watch for more details.

solar panel output comparison