This report discusses the environmental performance of key PV technologies in the residential system in Europe through a complete life-cycle assessment. This report from IEA PVPS Task 12 aims at providing accurate information about the sustainability aspects of PV development, using scientific methods to assess the impact it could have at thee horizons 2030 ad 2050.

The report can be downloaded from the IEA PVPS website:

Life-Cycle Assessment of Future Photovoltaic Electricity Production from Residential-Scale Systems Operated in Europe