Deliver a substantiated methodology for assessing manufacturing costs of the different technologies under investigation, both to identify areas needing attention and to allow assessment of progress relative to cost reduction targets.
ACAP is an unprecedented collaborative effort of the major Australian photovoltaic devices research groups and it has strong and direct connections into the related community in the US. However, even more connections are sought.
This Program has been supported by the Australian Government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). The Australian Government through ARENA is supporting Australian research and development in solar photovoltaic and solar thermal technologies as part of its commitment to making renewable energy technologies more affordable and increasing the amount of renewable energy used in Australia. The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Australian Government, and the Australian Government does not accept responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.