Is there a limit to solar photovoltaic energy in the generation mix?
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Vallera, A., & Centeno Brito, M. (2022). Is there a limit to solar photovoltaic energy in the generation mix?. INESC TEC Science&Society, 1(5). Retrieved from https://science-society.inesctec.pt/index.php/inesctecesociedade/article/view/108
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In many sunny countries, such as Portugal, solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, with reference costs of 0.03 to 0.04€/kWh, is the cheapest alternative: ~1/3 of that from new nuclear or biomass generation plants. This is one reason why solar energy will be one of the main instruments for the decarbonisation of the electric system – and of the economy.
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