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Drivers of photovoltaic uncertainty

Energy systems scenarios project a wide range of uncertainty in solar photovoltaic capacity, often thought to stem from techno-economic assumptions. Now research shows that the underlying sources of this uncertainty might be different than expected.

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Fig. 1: Solar PV generation in IPCC scenarios during 2030–2050 and corresponding emissions.

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Eker, S. Drivers of photovoltaic uncertainty. Nat. Clim. Chang. 11, 184–185 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-021-01002-z

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