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Wind energy and solar power compete with coal, gas

Lazard said that solar energy and wind energy were already competing with fossil fuels on an unsubsidised basis. We’ve now gotten hold of the original report and are reprinting four graphs here, which we find quite stunning because it underlines how quickly the case for more fossil fuels is quickly being eroded.   The first graph … Continue reading Wind energy and solar power compete with coal, gas

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According to Financial Times: US solar power and wind energy start to outshine gas

Large wind farms and solar plants are now cost-competitive with gas-fired power in many parts of the US even without subsidy, according to Lazard, raising the prospect of a fundamental shift in the country’s energy market. Costs have fallen and efficiency has risen for solar panels and wind turbines, the investment bank found, to the … Continue reading According to Financial Times: US solar power and wind energy start to outshine gas

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Wind power cost competitive with natural gas

The costs of using wind energy and natural gas for electricity are virtually equal when accounting for the full private and social costs of each, making wind a competitive energy source for the United States, according to a new study on the federal tax credit for wind energy. Just released by researchers at Syracuse University … Continue reading Wind power cost competitive with natural gas

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