1570: Modern photovoltaic systems provide competitive energy returns

This paper is taken from a release by the European Commission DG Environment News Service, “Modern photovoltaic systems provide competitive energy returns”

Year of Publication2012

A new study suggests that it is currently much more efficient to use fossil fuels to develop PV power plants than to combust the same amount of fossil fuels in conventional thermal power plants: thus the sooner PV systems are developed the sooner society will reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.

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