12. November 2017 · Comments Off on Can Solar Survive Without Subsidies? · Categories: News

In an increasing number of regions in the U.S., solar (and wind) power can produce electricity at the same cost – or lower – than more traditional fuels, like coal or natural gas. We call it reaching “grid parity” here in the business. The catch, however, is what happens when government subsidies are removed from the calculation. That’s why what happened at the end of September in the UK may be a sign of things to come across the pond here in the U.S. See, the British just brought a new solar power proj

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