Photovoltaic Research Publications

NREL’s photovoltaic research leads to hundreds of journal articles, conference papers, technical reports, presentations, and patents each year.

Our publications cover a range of topics, from cutting-edge fundamental science to international protocols for solar panel qualification testing.

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