Medium-size photovoltaic power plants
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Proceedings of an EEC/DOE workshop hosted by the Commissariat à l'Energie Solaire and held in Sophia-Antipolis, France, 23-24 october, 1980
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Commission of the European Communities
Medium-Size
Photovoltaic Power Plants
Proceedings of an EEC/DOE Workshop
hosted by the Commissariat a I'Energie Solaire
and held in Sophia-Antipolis, France, 23-24 October, 1980
D. REIDEL PUBLISHING COMPANY
jrdrecht: Holland/Boston : U.S.A./London : England Medium-Size Photovoltaic Power Plants Scientific editing: W. SCHNELL
Publication arrangements: D. NICOLAY Commission of the European Communities
Medium-Size
Photovoltaic Power Plants
Proceedings of an EEC/DOE Workshop
hosted by the Commissariat a l'Energie Solaire
and held in Sophia-Antipolis, France, 23-24 October, 1980
Edited by
HENRY L. DURAND
Commissariat a l'Energie Solaire (France)
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PAULD.MAYCOCK
U.S. Department of Energy
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WOLFGANG PALZ
Commission of the European Communities
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DORDRECHT : HOLLAND / BOSTON : U.S.A.
LONDON : ENGLAND Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data
Main entry under title CE
Medium-size photovoltaic power plants
At head of title: Commission of the European Communities.
Includes index.
1. Photovoltaic power generation—Congresses.
I. Durand, Henry L. II. Maycock, Paul D. III. Palz,
Wolfgang. IV. Commission of the European Communities.
TK2960.M42 621.31'244 81^298
ISBN 90-277-1279-4 AACR2
Organization of the Workshop by
Commission of the European Communities
Directorate-General Research, Science and Education, Brussels
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Commission of the European Communities
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Printed in The Netherlands CONTENTS
WELCOME ADDRESS
W. PALZ, Commission of the European Communities,
Directorate General for Research, Science and Education,
Brussels, Belgium
SESSION 1 - US PROGRAMMES AND MARKETS
Overview of US, DOE large photovoltaic systems
P.D. MAYCOCK, US Department of Energy
Photovoltaic stand-alone systems projects
A.F. RATAJCZAK, NASA-Lewis Research Center
US Grid-connected photovoltaic application experiments
E.L. BURGESS, Sandia National Laboratories 11
Photovoltaic systems design comparisons between grid-
connected and stand-alone systems
H.L. MACOMBER, Monegon Ltd. 13
Comparison of direct current and alternating current loads
in a commercial building with a photovoltaic power supply
R.A. WHISNANT, Energy Systems Department, Research Triangle
Institute 16
SESSION 2 - US PILOT PROJECTS
Lincoln Laboratory experimental photovoltaic systems
E.G. KERN.Jr.;r MIT, Lincoln Laboratory 22
Terrestrial photovoltaic power system projects at Martin
Marietta Corporation
M.S. IMAMURA, Martin Marietta Corporation 25
20-Kilowatt El Paso photovoltaic project
H.S. ZWIBEL, New Mexico Solar Energy Institute 28
400 X high efficiency solar module
H.J.R. MAGET, Varian Associates Inc. 31
A 100 Kilowatt solar photovoltaic flat panel power system
for the combined Beverly High School/C.H. Patten Vocational
High School, Beverly, Massachusetts
R.R. ADDISS Jr., Solar Power Corporation 34 SESSION 3 - EC PILOT PROJECTS
- European Communities Photovoltaics Pilot Plant Programmes
W. PALZ, Commission of the European Communities,
Brussels, Belgium 39
- Multi-purpose high efficiency concentration photovoltaic
systems
G. BERTELS, ENI 42
- Photovoltaic power plant in Denmark
E. GREBY, Danish Energy Technique Ltd.; G. BRUNING,
Siemens Ltd.; H. WILLMES, Varta Batterie Ltd. 45
- Photovoltaic power pilot plant in the Island of Kythnos -
Greece
G. BRUNING, C.N. KOURDGENIS, H. WILLMES 49
- Realization of a 5 kW photovoltaic generator
D. KEAVENY, AEG-Telefunken 52
- 300 kW Photovoltaic pilot plant Pellworm/Germany
V. CORDES and K..H. KORUPP, AEG-Telefunken5
- Sophia Antipolis kW photovoltaic power generator for habitat
D.J. DENIS, Omera-Segid9
- A 50 kW photovoltaic power plant coupled to the 15000 V
electricity grid
J. CHADJIVASSILIADIS. Public Power Corporation
J.L. CHENON and D.J. DENIS, Omera-Segid 62
- Photovoltaic project for Giglio Island
E. GAUTIER DI CONFIENGO, SES SpA5
- Conversion and storage of solar energy by means of hydrogen
C. NDKERMAN, ENI, GENSUN 68
- Renewal of rural life by photovoltaics - A photovoltaic
pilot plant for rural communities
J.RECHOU and D. MERCIER, Societe des Moteurs Leroy-Somer 72
- A 60 kW photovoltaic rural electrification for the Island
of La Reunion '
SERI Renault Ingenierie, Jeumont-Schneider, La Radiotechnique
Compelec, Varta A.G. 75
- The 5 kW generator at the Alpine refuge "Les Evettes"
L. SELLES, B. AUBERT, SERI Renault8
- Power supply for a solar water heating installation
J.P. GOMIS and J.C. VTALART, Photowatt International S.A. 81