U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Solar Real-Time Pricing: Is Real-Time Electriciy Pricing Beneficial to Solar PV in New York City?

The goal of this study is to evaluate the validity of the following statement: “the coincidence of high electric energy prices and peak solar electric photovoltaic (PV) output can improve the economics of PV installations, and can also facilitate the wider use of hourly pricing.” The study is focused on Con Edison electric service territory in New York City.

July, 2009
New York, New York
United States
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Bright Power, Inc. for New York City Economic Development Corporation
New York,