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Editorial: Toward 100 Gigawatts of Concentrator Photovoltaics by 2030

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5 Author(s)
Friedman, D.J. ; National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA ; King, R.R. ; Swanson, R.M. ; McJannet, J.
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In this editorial, we report on the conclusions of a concentrator photovoltaics (CPV) industry group convened in July 2012 to develop pathways to large-scale CPV deployment, specifically targeting the installation of 100 GW of CPV in the United States by 2030. The group identified technical and financial barriers to this goal and developed a corresponding set of recommendations for overcoming these barriers. These recommendations focus on technical improvements at the system and cell levels and on activities needed to support the commercialization.

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Photovoltaics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 4 )