28 Mar '15, 9pm

“@InSunWeTrust: EXPLOSIF: Les installations #photovoltaïques US ont été x12 en 5 ans!

“@InSunWeTrust: EXPLOSIF: Les installations #photovoltaïques US ont été x12 en 5 ans!

Falling costs: The cost of solar continues to fall across segments and states. While PV module prices remained relatively flat in 2014, balance-of-systems (BOS) prices fell precipitously, leading to an average 10% annual decline in system prices, depending on the market segment. In many states, solar is on the cusp of economic feasibility, so each incremental decline in prices opens up the market to new potential customers and makes solar more competitive with the alternative, whether that’s retail electricity or new combined-cycle natural gas plants. Downstream innovation and expansion: As the cost of solar has fallen, solar companies have created new and better ways to make solar available and attractive to more customers. In the residential market, the advent of financial solutions including power-purchase agreements (PPAs), leases and increasingly solar-optimized loans...

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Great! "UK boosts commercial rooftop installations" #Solar #Renewables

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pv-magazine.com 29 Mar '15, 4pm

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pv-tech.org 27 Mar '15, 12am

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