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Can I use Openlca for assessing environmental impacts of photovoltaic solar energy systems? What is the appropriate database?
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Of course you can use openLCA for that task.

As far as I know, ecoinvent has quite some processes regarding the use and production of photovoltaic cells, modules etc.

Another good source might be this detailed LCI: https://iea-pvps.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/IEA-PVPS_Task_12_LCI_LCA.pdf
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