27 Sep '12, 6pm

View: Renewable Energy Too Important to be Dismissed

View: Renewable Energy Too Important to be Dismissed

There’s no solar gold rush or windfall profit. Most solar developers and their projects are struggling. The failure rate is extraordinarily high. Financing and investment is hard to come by. There are few viable programs and they all have small capacity and difficult requirements and limitations. Interconnection processes are highly complex, costly, uncertain, and time consuming. Land use entitlements, environmental approvals, zoning, planning, building and safety issues all add additional barriers to solar development. These barriers increase the cost of solar unnecessarily. As a result, Germany, with the same sunshine as Anchorage, Alaska, installed far more solar in the fourth quarter of 2012 than California has installed in total. The article focuses on the few giant projects that received government loans (which were only for very large projects and are no longer avai...

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