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Unformatted text preview: the total module cost. (Solar modules are normally given a rating under peak sunlight, which corresponds to an intensity of 1 kW/m 2 ) 2. Estimate the area required for generating 50 MW peak power using second-generation thin film PV modules. Calculate the cost per kWh for such an installation. 3. The city of Tallahassee is contemplating supporting the construction of a conventional coal plant. Given the health and environmental costs of about $0.07/kWh, and the cost of todays electricity being $0.14/kWh, how large does a system that uses 2nd generation PV modules have to be in order to make economic sense? Dont forget to include installation costs....
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2011 for the course EML 4450 taught by Professor Greska during the Fall '06 term at FSU.
- Fall '06