[automatically translated] The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a valid and reliable methodology for assessing the energy and environmental impacts associated with the life cycle of technologies powered by renewable energy sources. The work presented below focuses on systems powered by solar energy. The authors, after an analysis of the literature concerning the LCA applied to solar thermal and photovoltaic systems, describe the major methodological issues related to the assessment of the energy and environmental performance of these technologies.
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|