21 Jun '12, 7am

Japan Creates Potential $9.6 billion Solar Boom with FITs

Japan Creates Potential $9.6 billion Solar Boom with FITs

But Germany — the first to pioneer feed-in tariffs, boosting a staggering 22 GW of solar onto the grid, is now experiencing cheaper energy as a result of the merit order effect, in the peak energy hours of the afternoon when solar production peaks. Additionally, it has gotten solar installations down to a record average of $2.24/watt . For an explanation of how this works, Giles Parkinson at RenewEconomy explains the merit order effect in why fossil generators are terrified of solar

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/06/21/japan-creates-potenti...

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