13 Jun '12, 8pm

Solar Surpasses Wind as Top Renewable Energy Investment

A very big challenge for solar power in the coming decade will be in simply informing populations repeatedly that their rights are being compromised when they are restricted from using PPA financing for solar on their own rooftops. This needs to be repeated over and over until people begin understanding the simplicity of PPA vehicles automatically because they've heard about them enough to grasp the basics. The spin game against solar is simple: The bulk power industry is relying on the fact that it sells power in tiny slices (kilowatt hours) that make thinking about capital investments hard. So the power companies simply chant "solar's too expensive" over and over to keep customers from examining what will happen if laws changed. The good news is solar's cost is not going to stop dropping. The 30 year decline is intrinsic to the technology. What this means is: continuous ...

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