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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Project Seeks to Reduce Port Emissions

Young Brothers, Ltd. to Test Maritime Unit at Port of Honolulu Can clean, sustainable hydrogen power reduce the concentration of emissions produced at commercial ports? The US Department of Energy (DOE), the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD), and Sandia National Laboratories are leading a hydrogen fuel cell deployment project in Hawaii to answer [...]

Price Premiums for Solar Home Sales

A Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) -led multi-institutional research team, with Sandia (Geoffrey Klise, in Sandia’s Earth Systems Analysis Dept., contributing the Sandia-developed PV Value whole-system appraisal tool, among other things), universities, and appraisers found that home buyers have consistently been willing to pay more for homes with solar PV energy systems—averaging ~$4/watt of PV [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Energy, News, News & Events, Partnership, Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy, Solar, Systems Analysis|Comments Off on Price Premiums for Solar Home Sales

Balance of Systems and Soft Costs

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that non-hardware costs, or “soft costs,” represent as much of 64% of the total installed cost of PV systems. Sandia conducts research to support reduction of these costs by addressing balance of system components; barriers related to interconnection, permitting, and codes and standards; and issues such as solar [...]

By | November 10th, 2010|Comments Off on Balance of Systems and Soft Costs