We at Ethical Markets show private investments in solar growing without subsidies on our GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD®
by Tor Valenza a.k.a. “Solar Fred”
It’s official. With the bankruptcies of Solyndra and Evergreen, two solar panel companies with unique premium solar PV technologies, the Market — with a capital M — hath spoken: “Solar PV manufacturers, we, the purchasers of solar PV, do hereby care more about price than any fancy innovation. Just give us the best quality panel for the lowest $/watt, thank you very much.”
String ribbon doesn’t matter. Cylindrical CIGS film doesn’t matter. Even made in America doesn’t matter unless it’s at a competitive price.