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Solar Silicon Price Drop Brings Renewable Power Closer

Solar power has already reached parity with conventional forms of generation in several countries. Graphic by David Yanofsky
Solar power has already reached parity with conventional forms of generation in several countries. Graphic by David Yanofsky

By Eric Roston

As nations install more solar-generated electricity, it becomes less expensive to produce. In several countries, the learning curve has already led to prices competitive with conventional power. See this interactive graphic by our Bloomberg colleague David Yanofsky to see when solar power might reach price parity with conventional forms of electricity generation.

Visit www.bloomberg.com/sustainability for the latest from Bloomberg News about energy, natural resources and global business.

-0- Mar/14/2012 11:17 GMT

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