U.S. Solar Photovoltaic BESS System Cost Benchmark Q1 2020 Report

NREL has been modeling U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) system costs since 2009. This year, our report benchmarks costs of U.S. PV for residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems, with and without storage, built in the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020). The methodology includes bottom-up accounting for all system and project-development costs incurred when installing residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems and it models the capital costs and levelized cost of energy for such systems.
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Data File (U.S. Solar Photovoltaic BESS System Cost Benchmark Q1 2020 Report) 536.42 KB Data NREL has been modeling U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) system costs since 2009. This year, our report benchmarks costs of U.S. PV for residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems, with and without storage, built in the first quarter of 2020 (Q1 2020). The methodology includes bottom-up accounting for all system and project-development costs incurred when installing residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems and it models the capital costs and levelized cost of energy for such systems.
Author Information
David Feldman, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Vignesh Ramasamy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Robert Margolis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Cite This Dataset
Feldman, David; Ramasamy, Vignesh; Margolis, Robert (2021): U.S. Solar Photovoltaic BESS System Cost Benchmark Q1 2020 Report. National Renewable Energy Laboratory. https://data.nrel.gov/submissions/158
About This Dataset
158
10.7799/1762492
NREL/TP-6A20-78882;NREL/PR-6A20-77324
Public
01/26/2021
DOE Project
U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System and Energy Storage Cost Benchmark: Q1 2020
Funding Organization
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sponsoring Organization
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
Research Areas
Solar Power
License
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Digital Object Identifier
10.7799/1762492