Is $50/MWh Solar for Real? Falling Project Prices and Rising Capacity Factors Drive Utility-Scale PV Toward Economic Competitiveness

Is $50/MWh Solar for Real? Falling Project Prices and Rising Capacity Factors Drive Utility-Scale PV Toward Economic Competitiveness

TitleIs $50/MWh Solar for Real? Falling Project Prices and Rising Capacity Factors Drive Utility-Scale PV Toward Economic Competitiveness
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsMark Bolinger, Samantha Weaver, Jarett Zuboy
JournalProgress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications
Date Published05/2015
Keywordscapacity factor, economic comptetitiveness, O&M, power purchase agreement, price trends, utility-scale
Notes

This article has been published online with Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. To see the published version, click here.

This research is based on a report titled Utility-Scale Solar 2013: An Empirical Analysis of Project Cost, Performance, and Pricing Trends in the United States. To see the full report, click here.

DOI10.1002/pip.2630
LBNL Report Number

LBNL-183129