Why Are Residential PV Prices in Germany So Much Lower Than in the United States? A Scoping Analysis

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Findings from this report were presented at the 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in Tampa, Florida in June 2013. To see the proceedings posted online, click here.

Findings from this report were also presented at the American Solar Energy Society in Baltimore, Maryland in April 2013.  To download the proceedings posted online, please click here.

In March 2014, LBNL authors published a related paper in the journal Energy Policy, An Analysis of Residential PV System Price Differences Between the United States and Germany. To see the published version, click here.

In February 2013, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative, in conjunction with LBNL, hosted a webinar during which the results of the survey analysis were presented. For a recording of the webinar, click here.


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