Tag: solar power

US solar installations fall

Platts US solar installations fall, costs rise in third quarter: report US solar installations third quarter dropped 51% from the same quarter a year ago, in large part because of a slowdown in installations in California, said a report the…

Overpriced California Solar Project?

Calif. Consumer Advocate Division Decries CPUC Approval of “Overpriced” CSP Project POWERnews The California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC’s) approval on Thursday of Abengoa Solar’s 250-MW Mojave Solar concentrating solar power (CSP) parabolic trough facility in San Bernardino County—the second “overpriced…

Why solar panel prices are falling

Why solar panel prices are falling by Tyler Cowen            MarginalRevolution The cost of solar cells and microchips has nowhere to go but down because of a supply glut for the commodity they’re made from, a brittle charcoal-colored semiconductor baked in…