"The National Center for Photovoltaics' mission (NCPV) is "to mobilize national [U.S.] resources in photovoltaics by performing world-class research and development, promoting partnering and growth opportunities, and serving as a forum and information source for the photovoltaics community." Users can find an abundance of information on the programs NCPV funds in areas including solar resource characterization and measurements and characterization. The website features the Center's Outdoor Test Facility, the Solar Energy Research Facility (SERF), the Photovoltaic Device Measurement Laboratory (PDML), and the Photovoltaic System Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL). The Virtual Library supplies an abundance of NCPV online documents as well as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publications Database and Sandia National Laboratory publications. Students can find educational materials dealing with solar power and photovoltaics.


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