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Wind & Solar Are Cheaper Than Everything, Lazard Reports

November 15th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

We recently saw the International Energy Agency (IEA) report that solar power offers the cheapest electricity in history. That was a global report. A US-focused report from Lazard recently reported something similar, but even better news


Tesla Reminder: Solar Power Tax Credit Drops In 2021

November 15th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Last year and for several years prior, a US taxpayer who installed a solar power system on their roof could get a 30% tax credit on the cost of that system. In 2020, that tax credit was reduced to 26%, and it will drop to 22% next year


Electrify Everything — Save Tons of Money!

October 18th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Running our energy system on renewable electricity will save every family in America thousands of dollars per year, create tens of millions of jobs and make our lives way more awesome


A Ground-Mounted Home Solar Power System For Less Than $13,700?

October 14th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Ground-mounted solar is for people who have backyards large enough to accommodate the panels and racking system. Ground-mounted solar power systems are also for people who have the space but don’t like solar panels on rooftops or their roofs are too shaded for them


Solar Power Costs Dropped Dramatically In 2013–2018

September 17th, 2020 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for newly constructed utility-scale electric generators in the United States, annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems and onshore wind turbines have continued to decrease


US Solar Power — Hit, Kicked, But Still Running

September 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I wrote about the newest US Solar Market Insight Report this morning to provide an update on US solar power capacity added in the first half of 2020, including in relation to other energy sources. However, there's much more to cover in the report, so let's go through some of those charts again as well as other ones



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