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GE Wants Rooftop Solar @ $4/Watt by 2012 $GE | Solar Feeds

GE Wants Rooftop Solar @ $4/Watt by 2012 $GE | Solar Feeds

GE Wants Rooftop Solar @ $4/Watt by 2012 $GE 11/04/2011 from Cleanenergyauthority.com Tweet General Electric’s (NYSE: GE) been increasing its focus on solar and how to bring costs down. While the new thin-film photovoltaic production facility it’s opening in Colorado is a major step toward doing so, it’s by far just one of many. Through other efforts, supported in part by $3.5 million in SunShot Initiative awards, GE’s hoping to cut the installed cost of residential rooftop solar to $4 per installed watt in 2012, sans incentives. That would lop off more than a third of the $6.50 per watt costs of installed rooftop solar for homeowners . But the company wants to go further. “We have a road map,” said Charlie Korman, manager of Solar Energy Programs at GE Global Research. “The 2015 cost target is to get under $3.00 a watt. These numbers are without subsidies, the unsubsidize...

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