The energy payback time of advanced crystalline silicon PV modules in 2020: a prospective study

@article{Mann2014TheEP,
  title={The energy payback time of advanced crystalline silicon PV modules in 2020: a prospective study},
  author={S. A. Mann and Mariska J. Wild‐Scholten and Vasilis M. Fthenakis and Wilfried G. J. H. M. Sark and Wim C. Sinke},
  journal={Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={1180 - 1194}
}
The photovoltaic (PV) market is experiencing vigorous growth, whereas prices are dropping rapidly. This growth has in large part been possible through public support, deserved for its promise to produce electricity at a low cost to the environment. It is therefore important to monitor and minimize environmental impacts associated with PV technologies. In this work, we forecast the environmental performance of crystalline silicon technologies in 2020, the year in which electricity from PV is… 

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