Solar Market Research and Analysis News

Oct. 24, 2023

As PV Market Evolved in the Last Year, Prices Went Up, Prices Went Down

NREL's 2023 PV Cost Benchmark Report documents the potential cost impacts of Inflation Reduction Act manufacturing tax credits, reports costs for community solar, and presents a new transparent cost model.

Oct. 3, 2023

Announcing Participating Schools in Solar District Cup Class of 2023-2024

In a bid to address the ever-evolving needs of the energy industry and bolster the clean energy workforce, the DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office proudly shares the colleges and universities participating in the Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition Class of 2023-2024.

July 26, 2023

SolarAPP+ Prize Brings Automated Solar Permitting to Two New States

Four communities received funding to support adoption of permitting solution that speeds residential solar adoption.

May 5, 2023

Analysis Points to Massive Photovoltaic Deployment To Meet Decarbonization Target

An "unprecedented ramp-up of production capacity" over the next two decades is needed to provide enough solar power to completely decarbonize the global electrical system, but that goal can be achieved, according to an analysis led by researchers at NREL.

Jan. 18, 2023

A Treasure Trove for Rural and Commercial-Scale Solar Projects

Publications from eight teams capture insights for communities seeking to harness the resiliency and economic benefits of solar energy.


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