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Utility-Scale Solar, 2021 Edition

Utility-Scale Solar, 2021 Edition

Full Title: Utility-Scale Solar, 2021 Edition
Author(s): Mark Bolinger, Joachim Seel, Cody Warner, Dana Robson
Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Publication Date: October 6, 2021
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Description (excerpt):

Berkeley Lab’s “Utility-Scale Solar, 2021 Edition” presents analysis of empirical plant-level data from the U.S. fleet of ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV), PV+battery, and concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) plants with capacities exceeding 5 MWAC. While focused on key developments in 2020, this report explores trends in deployment, technology, capital and operating costs, capacity factors, the levelized cost of solar energy (LCOE), power purchase agreement (PPA) prices, and wholesale market value.

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