Project Development in the Solar Industry

Albie Fong, Jesse Tippett

December 5, 2012 by CRC Press
Reference - 250 Pages
ISBN 9780415621083 - CAT# K14773


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  • Written by industry experts with experience in both PV and CSP solar project development
  • Content provided is being presented in a very new industry with such an extensive overview not publicly available
  • Online electronic enhancements will allow up to date information to coincide with new project development information/tactics
  • Insider insight not provided in public news media
  • Only widely available solar books focus on photovoltaic engineering or rooftop/commercial installations


This book provides an extensive overview of utility scale  solar  project  development  and  the  various tasks  required  to  bring  large  solar  power  plants from plans to realities. The various topics have been organized and presented in a way to clearly define important  development  fundamentals  including basic business and legal considerations. The reader is  also  guided  through  the  more  complex  aspects of  renewable  energy  development  such  as  how to  choose  the  ideal  project  site.  Further,  while the  book  is  appropriate  for  a  cover  to  cover  read-through it is also designed to be an excellent go-to reference, a HANDBOOK FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT.

Edited by: Albie Fong and Jesse Tippett
with contributions from: Arturo Alvarez, Jeffery Atkin, William DuFour III, Perry Fontana, William Hugron, Jason Keller, Tyler M. Kropf, Michael Mendelsohn, Brett Prior, Scott Reynolds, Pilar Rodriguez-Ibáñez, Katherine Ryzhaya Poster and Alfonso Tovar

The book’s companion website provides contact information for all authors to the book and access to the key resources highlighted in the text. This tailored media platform provides supplemental and exclusive information that is up-to-date with the present state of the solar industry.