On-site Power and Renewables
The Green Proving Ground program has commissioned Department of Energy National Laboratories to perform real-world measurement and verification of the following technologies in pilot installations in federally-owned buildings. Preliminary technology assessments are available below as PDFs.
Preliminary Technology Assessments
Building-Integrated Photovoltaics for Windows [PDF - 212 KB] BIPV are power-generating components designed to replace conventional windows within the building envelope. They have the potential to improve the energy efficiency of the building envelope while simultaneously turning large surface areas into electricity generating assets. Findings available in 2017.