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  • IER Publishes “The Solar Value Cliff: The Diminishing Value of Solar Power”

  • August 21, 2017

  • WASHINGTON – The popular media is replete with articles heralding the falling costs of solar power. But while solar’s costs may be going down, so too is its value to the electricity grid. Today, as the nation anticipates its first total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years, the Institute for Energy Research released a paper detailing this phenomenon, which it calls the solar value cliff. The Solar Value Cliff: The Diminishing Value of Solar Power chronicles the following: ...
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WASHINGTON – The popular media is replete with articles heralding the falling costs of solar power. But while solar’s costs may be going down, so too is its value to the electricity grid. Today, as the nation anticipates its first total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years, the Institute for Energy Research released a paper detailing this phenomenon, which it calls the solar value cliff. The Solar Value Cliff: The Diminishing Value of Solar Power chronicles the following: ... Read More
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