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TECHNICAL BRIEFS

A Financial Worksheet for Computing the Cost (¢/kWh) of Solar Electricity Generated at Grid Connected Photovoltaic (PV) Generating Plants

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Michael Stavy

Financial and Economic Consulting, Suite 204, 432 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60610 e-mail: michael@michaelstavy.com

J. Sol. Energy Eng 124(3), 319-321 (Aug 01, 2002) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1488162 History: Received January 01, 2001; Revised January 01, 2002; Online August 01, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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