GPG-005, December 2012
Photovoltaic Systems use photovoltaic cells to directly convert sunlight into electricity. This was tested on a commercial-scale system and four smaller laboratory systems at the Bean Federal Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. All solar panels worked just as well in the cloudy, Midwestern climate as they do in other parts of the country. The study also found that the return on investment was within the lifespan of the technology. Click on the infographic below to enlarge.
Reference above to any specific commercial product, process or service does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof.