Faculty Advisor

Emanuel, Alexander E.

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to investigate the future of photovoltaics in society. This was done by looking into many different areas of this market such as photovoltaic history, government involvement with photovoltaics, environmental effects of producing photovoltaics, and the economic effects of implementing photovoltaics and being able to compare photovoltaic energy production with other current methods of electricity production.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2011

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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