Solar on the rise: How cost declines and grid integration shape solar’s growth potential in the United States

  • Rebecca Jones-Albertus, Wesley Cole, Paul Denholm, David Feldman, Michael Woodhouse, Robert Margolis
  • MRS Energy & Sustainability, January 2018, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1557/mre.2018.4

Solar's growth potential in the U.S.

What is it about?

During the past decade, solar power has experienced transformative price declines, enabling it to grow to supply 1% of U.S. and world electricity. Addressing grid integration challenges, increasing grid flexibility and further reducing cost will enable even greater potential for solar as an electricity source.

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