Peak watt

Peak watt

Highest possible unit of rated power output from a photovoltaic (PV) module in full sunlight, as distinct from its output at any given moment, which may be lower.
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"When you look at PV, the price was $77 per peak watt; now we are looking at 2016 figures of 30 cents per peak watt.
Based on the current market rate of US$1.30 per peak watt, the emirate's EPC value for rooftop applications would be about $2 billion.
Between 2008 and January 2012--less than four years--the price of photovoltaic modules fell 75 percent to $1 per peak watt. By 2020, its analysts believe a fully installed residential system could cost as little as $1 per peak watt.
To be competitive with other energy technologies, solar cells must be capable of generating terawatts, or trillions of watts, at a cost of 50 cents per peak watt of electricity.
The 3MWp MWp (mega peak watt) solar-power plant using AUO's PV modules can supply electricity for 800 households.
He said at the moment the price of PV material hovered around five euros (BD2.46) per peak Watt.
"Dropping the cost for the manufacture of high-efficiency micro-crystalline devices to below US$1 per peak watt will provide a competitive advantage for XsunX in the TFPV marketplace.
For example, the present residential rebate will be gradually reduced from $4.00 per peak watt to $3.50 over the remaining life of the program.
The average unit price of PV cells decreased in 2002 by 14 percent to $2.12 per peak watt. Average module prices, however, increased 9 percent to $3.74 in 2002.
They cost about $20 per peak watt (a unit representing the amount of DC power a cell win produce when the sun is at its peak intensity).