The Environmental Protection Agency
Solar energy provides electricity, heating, and cooling for Federal facilities through four primary technology types. The four technologies are broken into two categories; technologies for electricity production and thermal energy technologies.
The following pages provide a brief overview of each solar energy technology supplemented by specific information to apply solar energy within the Federal sector.
Technologies for electricity production include:
Thermal energy technologies include:
Visit the Department of Energy's (DOE) SunShot Initiative for in-depth information about solar energy basics and technologies.