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Photovoltaic-Thermal (PV-T) Hybrid Solar Systems

Last Updated: 03/05/24
Photovoltaic-Thermal (PV-T) Hybrid Solar Systems

Photovoltaic-thermal (PV-T) hybrid solar systems offer increased electricity production by cooling the PV panel, and using the removed thermal energy to heat water - all in the same footprint as a standard PV system.

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Life Cycle Cost Savings

Life Cycle Costing (LCC) aims to quantify the financial impact of a product over its entire life cycle to assist consumers in making decisions that will save them money over the long term.

According to the analysis by GSA's Green Proving Groundopens in new window, PV-T systems are competitive with traditional solar when 30-50% less expensive.

Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Additional Guidance

According to GSA's Green Proving Ground analysis, PV-T systems are recommended for small facilities, with electric rates > $.30 k/Wh, in hot climates with large domestic hot water (DHW) loads and limited roof space.