The Open PV Project

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The Open PV Project is a collaborative effort between government, industry, and the public that is compiling a comprehensive database of photovoltaic (PV) installation data for the United States. Data for the project are voluntarily contributed from a variety of sources including utilities, installers, and the general public. The data collected are actively maintained by the contributors and are always changing to provide an evolving, up-to-date snapshot of the US solar power market.



 



The Open PV Project[1] is a collaborative effort between government, industry, and the public that is compiling a comprehensive database of photovoltaic (PV) installation data for the United States. Data for the project are voluntarily contributed from a variety of sources including utilities, installers, and the general public. The data collected are actively maintained by the contributors and are always changing to provide an evolving, up-to-date snapshot of the US solar power market.

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Project goals

Open PV provides a web-based resource for users to add their own PV installation data, browse PV data entered by others, and view statistics from the data that show current and recent trends of the PV market.

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Project Impact

The data collected is actively maintained by the contributors and are always changing to provide an evolving, up-to-date snapshot of the US solar power market. Additionally, the application provides several innovative interactive tools to explore the information and derive knowledge from the data in the database.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Open PV