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Photovoltaic Lighting
Title:  Photovoltaic Lighting
Date:  2006
Author(s):  Y. Zhou; Daniel Frering
Number of Pages:  43
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Lighting Answers: Photovoltaic Lighting includes information and a process for selecting and specifying a photovoltaic (PV) lighting system for some outdoor lighting applications. This Lighting Answers also discusses issues to consider when deciding between PV power and utility-generated electric grid power for lighting, appropriate expectations for illumination levels from PV lighting, and the technological possibilities, related costs, and maintenance and integration issues associated with PV lighting.

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