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Solar Technologies Program

Program Overview and Goals

The ACEP Solar Technologies Program is working to responsibly increase the use of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology in Alaska and the Arctic where it is technically and economically warranted.

We are working towards this goal by improving our understanding of the Alaska solar resource, identifying new technologies and novel configurations that can improve energy outputs and ease integration concerns, and improving our understanding of the cost and performance of existing systems along with common failure modes. In addition, the Solar Technologies Program works closely with solar installers, utilities, and the PSI program at ACEP to identify best practices for integrating solar PV technology into small grids to achieve maximum cost savings and grid stability.

 

Alaska Solar Manual

Solar PV Test Site Real-Time Data

Alaska Solar PV Installation Performance Database