PV FAQs: What is the energy payback for PV?

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Producing electricity with photovoltaics (PV) emits no pollution, produces no greenhouse gases and uses no finite fossil fuels. This guide answers questions PV systems, including:

  • What is the payback on crystalline-sillicon PV systems?
  • What is the payback on thin-film PV systems?
  • How much pollution does a PV system avoid?

To find out if a PV system fits your green objectives, check out this information provided by the U.S. Department of Energy.


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