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(Subsidized) Cost of Solar now at 5 cents / kWh on average in the U.S.

Based on a recent report on utility scale solar in the U.S., the price of electricity from utility-scale solar is in the U.S. is now at 5 cents/ kWh (average) 91 more words


Building-Integrated Solar PV (BIPV) Product—The Very Best in Class

I recently ran across a rapid-growth Atlanta, GA-based BIPV company whose product approach I particularly favor.  As I told the executive team when I first met them, this represents an important find for me, since I spend a significant amount of time each year in researching the best solutions that are available in this swiftly expanding market.  427 more words


From Guest Blogger Jayde Ferguson: Why Cheap and Nasty Solar Panels Cost You More Long Term

Solar energy has officially hit mainstream. What was once a limited luxury to those with strong environmental concerns or the money to spend is now a cost-effective and realistic option for many consumers. 1,175 more words


Solar Power From Space

by Alex Elder

Although solar power is currently a popular source of renewable energy in the United States, it has several drawbacks. The biggest problem with relying on sunlight for energy is the disruption of solar absorption when there is a lack of sunlight. 323 more words

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