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Country needs to protect solar leadership, warns analyst: Since 2002, the installed system price of solar PV has...

Country needs to protect solar leadership, warns analyst: Since 2002, the installed system price of solar PV has...

Solar PV is also of critical importance for energy independence and national security. The proposed changes would significantly reverse the progress and achievements made thus far. Clearly the proposed changes originated from utilities with higher cost nuclear plants that are threatened by the solar PV industry. By producing peak power close to the end customer, at a price that is below retail electricity prices, solar PV makes nuclear energy unnecessary and irrelevant. The German lawmakers and citizens must not lose sight of the fact that these changes represent the interests of a very few and are not in the benefit of Germany as a country.

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