A lot more cheap solar is coming for Austin, Texas, with the city’s utility getting more than 1,200MW of solar bids at less than 4c/kWh (the cheapest ever).
The average cost of developing wind projects will fall by 32% and the cost of solar PV projects will fall by 48% by 2040.
Within a decade, solar PV could account for 10 percent of electricity supply globally, beating out coal and nuclear as “default” power generation technologies.
Add another storage partnership to the list as Sunpower and Stem team up.
Leading solar companies are moving beyond PV and into battery storage and home energy management. Is the mass market ready?
New solar generation made up for four-fifths of California’s lost hydro production in 2014.
The head of the world’s biggest renewable energy developer points to much more activity in battery storage and international markets.
UK Power Networks reveals the cost of its pilot storage project designed to offset traditional grid hardening.
Moody’s downplays threats of grid defection, but their analysis is based on assumption potential defectors will not change the way they consume electricity.
None of these will get you points in Scrabble. But they’ll make you sound smarter in conversations about energy.