04 Oct '11, 12pm

Beyond the #Solyndra Circus: A Golden Age for #Solar

Beyond the Solyndra Circus: A Golden Age for Solar Clint Wilder Here’s a headline that I bet you didn’t see (at least in the United States) in the past month, but based on the facts, could have been written: Welcome to the Golden Age of Solar Power A case can definitely be made. In the past two years, solar PV cell prices have plummeted by more than half, and total installation costs by about 30 percent. Solar deployment in the U.S., from residential rooftops to utility-scale PV power plants, has soared. Grid-connected PV grew 69 percent (over 2010) in the second quarter to 314 megawatts. Six states installed at least 10 MW in the quarter; that’s more than all but three states added in 2007 for the entire year. The installation business itself, a fragmented mom-and-pop market niche not long ago, has been transformed into a booming industry for the likes of nationwide servi...

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