27 Feb '18, 6pm

Community-Scale Solar Fastest Growing US Solar Segment As Barriers Fall

Community-Scale Solar Fastest Growing US Solar Segment As Barriers Fall

The new RMI report is based on its work supporting cooperative solar procurement in Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, and focuses primarily on community-scale solar for rural electric cooperatives. RMI currently believes that the segment currently sits in an “economic sweet spot” in the solar market and represents a tremendous economic opportunity worth as much as $30 billion. Specifically, according to RMI, community-scale solar systems are large enough (between 0.5 MW (megawatts) and 5 MW) to access low costs through economies of scale, but small enough to efficiently interconnect into distribution systems.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/02/27/community-scale-sola...

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