FSEC offers assistance and information on a range of photovoltaic (PV) applications for disaster relief, recovery and mitigation. Since 1992, when south Florida experienced major devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew, the center has been involved in numerous projects which include:
This work has been sponsored by the Florida Energy Office of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, and industry.
This section gives a brief description of these projects, facilities and researchers available at FSEC to support disaster response, recovery and mitigation efforts using PV power.
A growing number of disaster relief and emergency management organizations use PV equipment in their daily operations. Learn more about PV equipment available for this specialized application in this section.