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Solar Power: Cost of production dropped 60%; price to equal thermal power’s in three years

Earlier this month, when Madhya Pradesh accepted the bid of Himgiri Energ y Ventures to supply solar power to the state grid at Rs 6.5 a unit, it was a figure to note even by the industry’s standards of smashing … Continue reading

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Citigroup says the ‘Age of Renewables’ has begun

Investment banking giant Citigroup has hailed the start of the “age of renewables” in the United States, the world’s biggest electricity market, saying that solar and wind energy are getting competitive with natural gas peaking and baseload plants – even … Continue reading

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Citigroup: How solar module prices could fall to 25c/Wp

Energy analysts at global investment bank Citigroup suggest that the cost of solar PV modules could fall beyond most expectations in coming years – and reach a cost of just 25c a watt by 2020. The prediction is included in … Continue reading

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EPIA: Self-consumption can drive PV storage reducing need to install grid storage and reinforcements

Natgrp: India needs to promote storage at the rooftop levels to grow at a consistent rate and reduce losses / overheads of infrastructure The European PV Industry Association (EPIA) has endorsed the recent European Commission (EC) working paper on PV … Continue reading

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Paper on Re-considering the Economics of Photovoltaic Power

Considering the recent dramatic reductions in the underlying costs and market prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, and their implications for decision-makers. In many cases, current PV costs and the associated market and technological shifts witnessed in the industry have … Continue reading

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