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Public response to installation of building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system to residential buildings in Wuhan, China

W Yang, CQ Li, C Ozansoy

Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019 | Published : 2020


Chinese government has been encouraging the deployment of renewable energy resources such as solar PV for many years. However, up to date building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system is still not a common practice in construction industry and encounters many barriers for entry into public realm especially in residential buildings. In this study, a comprehensive survey was conducted in June 2019 to investigate the public responses to and expectations for installing BIPV system to residential buildings in Wuhan, China. A sample size of 206 has been collected from different residential buildings. The results show that agreement is not a real barrier for the installation of BIPV to residential..

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