28 Aug '14, 10am

Green News: PV Cost Reaches Grid Parity in 11 States

Green News: PV Cost Reaches Grid Parity in 11 States

For people in 11 states and the District of Columbia, electricity produced by photovoltaic (PV) Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic cell has no moving parts; electrons are energized by sunlight and result in current flow. (PV Photovoltaics. Generation of electricity directly from sunlight. A photovoltaic (PV) cell has no moving parts; electrons are energized by sunlight and result in current flow. ) arrays costs no more than electricity purchased from a local utility, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Mike Jacobs, the UCS's senior energy analyst, writes in a blog posted August 20 , that more than half the states in the country could reach what's called "grid parity" by 2017. The UCS started with two reports from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory: a conference paper presented at the 2012 World Renewable Energy Forum, a...

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Germany's Grid: Renewables-Rich and Rock-Solid

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Aug '14, 4pm

Last Friday Germany’s grid regulator released the 2013 data for grid reliability, and the figures have renewable energy ad...

Not for the Faint-Hearted: 11 Daring Ideas for Conversions by @DholakiyaPratik

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The Grid is Coming? The Grid is Going!

The Grid is Coming? The Grid is Going!

renewableenergyworld.com 09 Sep '14, 2pm

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'Tesla Hunger Games': Are States In 'Race To Bo...

greencarreports.com 29 Aug '14, 11am

By Stephen Edelstein 2,063 views Aug 29, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Slide showing Tesla Motors g...