Sky's the limit for solar in Colorado

Sky's the limit for solar in Colorado

There are 1 comment on the The Boulder County Business Report story from Mar 17, 2016, titled Sky's the limit for solar in Colorado. In it, The Boulder County Business Report reports that:

Now there's widespread use of handheld devices that enable us to listen to music, watch videos, talk, text or video-chat with friends or colleagues, while also providing immediate access to a world of information. Times have changed, and solar power is a case in point.

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Solarman

La Quinta, CA

#1 Mar 20, 2016
"Fifteen years ago, flat-screen televisions were a rare luxury item, a smartphone was one with an address book, we kept our music on plastic discs, and video chats were a feature in “Star Trek” episodes. Now there’s widespread use of handheld devices that enable us to listen to music, watch videos, talk, text or video-chat with friends or colleagues, while also providing immediate access to a world of information."

Solar PV panels have increased outputs per panel from just 10 years ago and the price per panel has decreased over this period. Panel manufacturing is now mostly robotic and quality control is better than in years past.

Times have changed, and solar power is a case in point. Fifteen years ago, solar was used by a small number of true believers. Now, because of advances in technology and growing economies of scale, solar costs 25 percent of what it cost in 2000. The power of mass production has brought the price down.

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