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Literature Review

  • Ángel Arcos-Vargas
  • Laureleen Riviere
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)

Abstract

Grid parity can be basically defined as the intersection of the price of the electricity generated by a PV system and the price of conventional electricity production (Hurtado Munoz et al. in Technol Forecast Soc Change 87:179–190, 2014, [1]). This expression was first used in a scientific publication in 2005, when an article for the magazine “Frontiers, the BP magazine of technology and innovation” related it with making solar PV competitive [1]. Since then the term has been used in almost every paper dealing with the development or the future of PV energy. This chapter will provide a literature review about the different definitions that exist, the methods of calculation and the geographic areas where it will be reached.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ángel Arcos-Vargas
    • 1
  • Laureleen Riviere
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SevilleSevillaSpain
  2. 2.University of SevilleSevillaSpain

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