IEA PVPS task 8: Project proposals on very large scale photovoltaic power generation (VLS-PV) systems in deserts

K. Komoto, K. Kurokawa, T. Nishimura, K. Kato, K. Otani, Masakazu Ito, M. Ermer, C. Beneking, G. Kalenbach, K. Weltzien, D. Otto, C. Schneider, T. Nowicki, A. Beneking, P. Van Der Vleuten, L. A. Verhoef, B. Bessaïs, M. Arrarás, C. Itoiz, M. OliteJ. P. Ganiguer, D. Faiman, D. Raviv, R. Rosenstreich, N. Enebish, J. Song, S. Wang, S. Ma, D. Singh, J. S. MacDonald, T. Hansen, H. Hayden, F. Paletta, A. Samo

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Abstract

The scope of IEA PVPS Task8 is to examine and evaluate the potential of Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Power Generation (VLS-PV) Systems on deserts, which have capacities ranging from several megawatts to gigawatts, and to develop practical project proposals for demonstrative research toward realizing VLS-PV Systems in the future. For this purpose, we developed proposals of practical projects suitable for selected regions, e.g. the Mediterranean region, the Middle East region, Asian region (China and Mongolia) and Oceania region. It is demonstrated that VLS-PV could directly compete with fossil fuel as the principal source of electricity and with existing technology for any country that has desert areas. This could be accomplished by finding an investment scheme and by getting institutional and organizational support for its implementation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Record of the 2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4
Pages2359-2362
Number of pages4
Volume2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
Event2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4 - Waikoloa, HI
Duration: 2006 May 72006 May 12

Other

Other2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4
CityWaikoloa, HI
Period06/5/706/5/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Komoto, K., Kurokawa, K., Nishimura, T., Kato, K., Otani, K., Ito, M., Ermer, M., Beneking, C., Kalenbach, G., Weltzien, K., Otto, D., Schneider, C., Nowicki, T., Beneking, A., Van Der Vleuten, P., Verhoef, L. A., Bessaïs, B., Arrarás, M., Itoiz, C., ... Samo, A. (2007). IEA PVPS task 8: Project proposals on very large scale photovoltaic power generation (VLS-PV) systems in deserts. In Conference Record of the 2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4 (Vol. 2, pp. 2359-2362). [4060151] https://doi.org/10.1109/WCPEC.2006.279665