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Solar energy now cheaper than wind

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 05:50

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While solar costs were bound to fall below wind eventually, given its steeper price declines, few predicted it would happen this soon. 

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THERE'S a transformation happening in global energy markets that's worth noting as 2016 comes to an end: Solar power, for the first time, is becoming the cheapest form of new electricity. 

There have been isolated projects in the past where this happened: An especially

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