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Swanson’s Law and Making US Solar Scale Like Germany

Can the U.S. halve the price of solar?

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Monday, November 24, 2014
Tam Hunt
Creative Commons: Horst Kiechle,

Swanson's law states that with every doubling in the production and shipments of solar PV panels, there has been a 20% reduction in their cost. By getting to scale, with solar installations becoming widespread and common, Germany has reduced the cost of installed solar to half of what it is in North America. So we can observe, learn, and do the same. 

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