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Measured Performance of Building Integrated Photovoltaic Panels*

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A. Hunter Fanney, Brian P. Dougherty, Mark W. Davis

National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8632, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8632

J. Sol. Energy Eng 123(3), 187-193 (Mar 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1385824 History: Received November 01, 2000; Revised March 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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NIST’s Building Integrated Photovolatic Program
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Photovoltaic BIPV Test Bed
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BIPV Panel Cross Section
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Overall BIPV Conversion Efficiency
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Midday Time Intervals and Angles of Incidence for Amorphous Silicon Panels
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Overall BIPV Conversion Efficiency-Midday Interval
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Monthly BIPV Conversion Efficiency-Sunrise/Sunset
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Monthly BIPV Panel Conversion Efficiency-Midday/Interval
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Daily BIPV Panel Conversion Efficiency-Sunrise/Sunset
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Single Crystalline Panels-Power Output and Temperature
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Amorphous Silicon Panels-Power Output and Temperature

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