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Modelling the global photovoltaic potential – how is it affected by climate change?

This article, published by Ankita Saxena, Calum Brown, Almut Arneth and Mark Rounsevell in Environmental Research Letters is about how big the potential of solar photovoltaic energy can be in the future and by which parameters it is influenced. 
Solar photovoltaic (PV) energy has an immense potential for making the transition to a fossil-free, but still reliable and economical energy supply.
But how does the PV potential change with climate change, e.g. higher temperatures? How is it influenced by technical progress? And are these changes the same all over the world?
All these questions need to be considered in order to estimate the potential solar energy that can be generated in the future.

The full article can be found here: Modelling the global photovoltaic potential on land and its sensitivity to climate change -

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