German solar panels reaching grid parity

Grid parity is the holy grail for renewable energy sources – and it looks like the Germans may finally be reaching it. Germany has led the world in solar power since passing its renewable energy act (EEG) more than a decade ago and it converts more solar energy into electricity than any other country. The […]

US solar ‘as cheap as grid energy’ in five years

Solar power could end up being as cheap as power from the grid across large swathes of the United States in less than a decade, claim industry experts. The prediction is based on the assumption that as the cost of solar panels and installation keep moving down, the transportation costs of electricity move up. Eric […]