Articles tagged with: solar energy cost

Natural Gas Power Generation and Stranded Asset Risk

Natural Gas Power Stranded Asset Risk Reaches a Tipping Point

Investment risk in new and proposed natural gas power plants is on the rise. The risk of them becoming stranded assets has reached a tipping…
Merchant Solar Projects Are Rising as Deployment Costs Come down to Record Lows

Merchant Solar Projects Rise as Contract Prices Fall to Record Lows

The costs of deploying large-scale solar and solar-storage power plants have come down to a level where growing numbers of developers are willing, and able,…
Bifacial Solar Panels Installed on Residential Roofs

US Import Duty Exemption Adds Fuel to Anticipated Surge in High-Efficiency Bifacial Solar PV

, industry players and analysts say. The latest US tariff on global imports of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and panels extends over a four-year period and…
Terawatt-Scale Solar PV Power Plants: 20-Fold Increase by 2030

Scientists Envision 20-Fold Increase in Solar PV Power by 2030

. The pace of reductions in the cost of solar power and increases in the scale of manufacturing caught the group of scientists by surprise,…
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: Mar. 9–Mar.16 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 9–16 Week

African island solar minigrids, plans to build a solar power facility at a former coal mining site, and the U.S. solar PV market shows resilience…
Solar Energy News Highlights Cover: Mar. 2–Mar. 9, 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 2–9 Week

Myanmar, Togo join growing list of developing, lesser-developed countries turning to solar-storage for rural, universal electrification; Belgian Scientists beta test hydrogen-producing solar panel; IKEA’s innovation…
U.S. Residential Solar Rooftop PV Installation

The Solar Energy Industries Association and The Solar Foundation Aim to Bring Down U.S. Solar Soft Costs

So-called “soft costs” continue to account for a rising proportion of total installed solar energy systems costs in the U.S. That has led the U.S.…
One of the 12 Completed Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Projects By Cypress Creek, LM Energy

Cypress Creek, Lockheed Martin Team Up with North Carolina Energy Co-op to Integrate 12 Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Systems at Solar PV Farms

Last edited: April 12, 2018 @ 10:33 AM ET Energy “prosumers” (producer-consumers) are choosing to add lithium-ion battery (LiB) energy storage to on-site, “behind the…
Solar PV Field Snow-Capped Mountains

Solar Sets the Pace as Renewables Rise to Global Prominence

“Solar power rose to record prominence in 2017,” according to REN21’s 2018 Renewables Global Status Report. A total of 98 gigawatts (GW) of new solar…
NREL Scientist Dave Moore and Researcher Obadiah Reid

Applied PV Materials Scientists Zoom in on Perovskite Solar Cell, Module Stability and Scalability

A broad category of crystalline minerals, perovskites have been singled out as a new, photovoltaic (PV) material that could herald the day of cheap, ubiquitous…
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