Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) in the Residential Sector: An Analysis of Installed Rooftop System Prices

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For more than 30 years, there have been strong efforts to accelerate the deployment of solar-electric systems by developing photovoltaic (PV) products that are fully integrated with building materials. This report examines the status of building-integrated PV (BIPV), with a focus on the cost drivers of residential rooftop systems, and explores key opportunities and challenges in the marketplace.

Report number:  NREL/TP-6A20-53103

This research was carried out by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.and was sponsered by USDOE Office of Solar Energy Technologies Program