By Nichola Groom, Reuters, Published by The Toledo Blade
Many trace the tipping point for utility-scale solar to a 2014 announcement by Austin Energy that it would buy power from a new 150 megawatt solar plant — enough to light and cool 30,000 homes — for 5 cents a kilowatt hour. At the time, it was a record low price for solar power. Since then, projects have brought the price below 4 cents a kWh. Read more.
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