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Wind & Solar PPA Price Index Drops 2.3% in Q1 2019

May 11th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The cost of commercial and industrial scale solar and wind power is still headed down. Power purchase agreement (PPA) contract prices examined in five independent energy distribution territories in the country showed indexed prices down by $0.39/megawatt-hour, or 2.3% during first quarter of this year compared with the fourth quarter of 2018, according to LevelTen Energy’s latest report in May


Stimulus to Power Asia-Pacific Solar PV Demand to New Heights in Q4

August 28th, 2012 | by Andrew

A confluence of solar PV stimulus programs will power 80% growth in the Asia-Pacific region in Q4 2012, as demand shifts from Europe to emerging solar PV markets around the world, according to an NPD SolarBuzz forecast. Solar PV capacity is surging in major economic zones around the world, but government incentive programs in China, India, and Japan will make the APAC region the fastest growing.


Renewable Energy Standard Lies — The Next Big Thing?

December 20th, 2011 | by Stephen Lacey

The truth can be very inconvenient. With real-world experience and numerous non-partisan research organizations showing over and over again that state-level renewable energy targets have not substantially driven up electricity rates, clean energy opponents are simply creating their own numbers


US Solar PV to Double in 2011; Grow 47% a year to 2015

August 8th, 2011 | by Andrew

The US market for solar PV will double in 2011 despite the hard economic times, as plunging prices and policy incentives underpin growth. A strong project pipeline, and growing demand from utilities, driven by the need to meet Renewable Portfolio Standard targets, will result in constant annual growth rates of 47% out to 2015, according to research from Solarbuzz



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