25 Feb '15, 6pm

In the Time It Takes to Read This Story, A Solar Array Will Go Up Somewhere

In the Time It Takes to Read This Story, A Solar Array Will Go Up Somewhere

Building a solar generating facility — either a massive one in a desert or a tiny one on the roof — involves serious up-front costs. In extreme cases, the cost of capital can make power almost 50 percent more expensive than it would otherwise be, says a report released Tuesday by the independent German research group Agora Energiewende . These costs can even influence the ultimate price of electricity more than the amount of sunlight a region receives. But the industry is growing up in ways that are leading to both lower costs overall and faster installations. Solar developers, banks, nonprofits, and other industry players are creating tools that are standard in mature financial markets. These are the business practices that don't make for dramatic headlines but need attention if the industry is going to reach adulthood: credit ratings, due diligence standards, and, in gen...

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