Solar power has record year despite bankruptcies

See on Scoop.itGreen Energy Technologies & Development

Solar power has record year in 2012, with total U.S. capacity surging 40%, despite persisting bankruptcies.

Duane Tilden‘s insight:

The price of solar panels has declined 60% since the beginning of 2011, according to SEIA. Lower prices for silicon — a main ingredient in the panels — and massive investments in manufacturing capacity, especially by the Chinese, have helped push down prices.

See on money.cnn.com

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