10 Dec '12, 8pm

PV prices to continue falling – US report: The price of solar PV systems is to keep on falling according to a jo...

In an analysis of PV pricing data over the past decade, the report indicated that the rapid fall in prices will continue throughout the rest of 2012 and into 2013. The report aims to provide clarity on the price of PV systems amid much conflicting data, and help the Department of Energy (DoE) track progress towards the government’s goal of reducing the installed cost of solar energy systems by roughly 75% between 2010 and 2020. “There is often confusion when interpreting estimates of PV system prices,” NREL solar technology financial analyst David Feldman said. “This report helps to clarify this confusion by bringing together data from a number of different sources and clearly distinguishing among past, current and near-term projected estimates.” The report indicates that while data sources, assumptions, and methods differ substantially between the bottom-up analysis, whic...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/29771/pv-prices-...

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