28 Mar '12, 3pm

More Evidence of a Distributed Solar Sweet Spot

More Evidence of a Distributed Solar Sweet Spot

If the cost of electricity was the only factor in energy discussions, we'd probably have a lot more coal and a lot less renewable energy. But the truth is that renewable energy can compete on cost and distributed renewable energy has a lot more value beyond just electricity , as illustrated in one facet of this brief examination by the Clean Coalition . Distributed solar finds a cost sweet spot. In their analysis, the Clean Coalition focused on two elements: the cost to produce electricity from solar facilities of various sizes and the cost to deliver that power (via the distribution or transmission system). As it turns out, fees to access the transmission system and transmission losses can offset any economies of scale from central station power generation. The chart below illustrates the "sweet spot" balance between economies of scale and costs for transmission. For cont...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2012/03...

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