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How The IEA Underestimates The Solar Industry

Originally published on Energy Post. By Terje Osmundsen. The International Energy Agency (IEA) consistently entertains much too pessimistic assumptions about the growth potential and cost development of solar power,  writes Terje Osmundsen, Senior Vice President of the Norwegian-based international solar power company Scatec Solar. According to Osmundsen, the cost assumptions used … [continued]

SunEdison technician at ABB solar power plant in Nevada in 2013. Photo by Zach Shahan | CleanTechnica.

83% Increase In US Solar PV Capacity In 2012

According to a data book from the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), solar PV generation capacity increased by 83% across the United States in 2012. The study was compiled on behalf of the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as part of an annual effort to monitor … [continued]