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Authors: Young, W.
Title: "Photovoltaic Equipment for Disaster Relief "
Published: Florida Solar Energy Center , Rpt: FSEC-CR-953-97, Sep. 09, 1997
Subjects: Disaster Relief, Photovoltaic
Abstract: Photovoltaic (solar electricity) has been used to power various equipment used in disasters. Previously, no organized program had used photovoltaic powered equipment in disasters. In response to an energy needs study with disaster relief organizations, Sandia National Laboratories for the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored the Florida Solar Energy Center to provide PV equipment to selected disaster relief organizations and evaluate its performance and acceptability. The purpose of the report is to describe the six PV-powered systems that were provided.


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