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New paper 'Determining the Consequential Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Increased Rooftop Photovoltaic Deployment'

28 March 2018

A new paper by Drs Christopher Jones and Paul Gilbert is published in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

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This paper is the first assessment of the wider carbon impacts of widespread rooftop solar PV uptake, taking into account electricity network impacts. The study finds that such impact have a low (<6%) impact on the life cycle carbon emissions for PV electricity, even with 100% uptake, if networks are managed. 

Read the full paper at the link below:

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