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How Do You Want Your Solar Power?

Nov. 20, 2009
In this article, the Green Wombat digs into one of the most important questions in the photovoltaics arena: Does it make more economic sense for California to build massive PV power plants in its sun-soaked deserts that will require pricey new power ...

In this article, the Green Wombat digs into one of the most important questions in the photovoltaics arena: Does it make more economic sense for California to build massive PV power plants in its sun-soaked deserts that will require pricey new power lines to transport the electricity to its coastal cities, or should the Golden State focus more on distributed generation of PV power, which uses PV panels on rooftops of commercial offices, factories parking garages, carports, etc.? You may be surprised by the answer.