- Provides a fundamental understanding of solar DHW and photovoltaic systems- Uses clear guidelines to evaluate solar DHW and photovoltaic systems' value as a long-term investment vs traditional power and heat generation methods - Discusses cost and operating expenses relative to investment and return on capital which will be beneficial to project planners, installers, energy managers, builders and property owners
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1. Considering the Solar Alternative 2. Simple Solar Basics 3. Determining Energy Usage 4. Solar Domestic Hot Water (DHW) Systems 5. Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems 6. Economic Criteria for Financial Decisions 7. The Economics of Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems 8. The Economics of Solar Photovoltaic Systems 9. The Solar Investment 10. The Energy Conundrum and Economic Consequences
Appendix A. Mathematical Tables, Relationships, and Conversions B. Worksheets C. Comments on Draft Technical Support Document for Endangerment
Russell H Plante, Engineering Physicist, Applied Technologies, Inc. A former project engineer in Kalwall Corp.'s Solar Division and DOD Branch Head in Control Engineering, Russell was appointed by the University of Maine to advise and assist the Physics Department in providing an industrial perspective for quality education. A skilled technical writer and project manager, he has received awards for Solar Building Engineering Design from the State of Maine Office of Energy Resources and from the U.S. Department of Energy for Energy Innovation Technologies