25 Jul '15, 10pm

In India, Solar Power As Cheap As Oil in 2 Years - Is the the future for Australia?

According to the India Ratings and Research group (Ind-Ra), within two to three years the country’s citizens will be able to enjoy cheap solar. The group credits the dropping cost of producing solar power, which in turn will motivate more people to go solar and drop the price even further. The price of solar photovoltaics has dropped 80% since 2008, according to International Renewable Energy Agency, and solar module efficiency has risen 3.5% – 4.5% every year. Large projects have become more common and are making cheap solar power an everyday phenomenon. The research group also expects more and more individuals to switch to solar, since the government has introduced 100GW of grid-connected solar projects, mainstreaming the technology further. Additionally, once the price reaches a certain critical low point, investors will no longer view the technology as novel and theref...

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