30 Jan '13, 6pm

China ups its #solar goal in response to record-breaking smog

Could Solar Be Cheaper Than Natural Gas? Using updated numbers that reflect modern pricing and performance assumptions, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) found that solar and wind power can beat natural gas on price over the long term. Nightmare Continues For PV Equipment Suppliers Solar equipment providers around the globe have braced for more reductions to their revenue, as PV cell and module manufacturers are now believed to have 'effectively halted' capacity investment and new technology upgrades, says NPD Solarbuzz. Will 2013 Be The Year Of Turnaround For The Solar Supply Chain? Following a rough roller coaster ride last year, PV manufacturers around the globe are beginning to see signs of stabilization, according to a new report from IHS. However, the industry will still encounter temporary setbacks. Solar Net Metering Delivers $92 Million In Ratepaye...

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