Planet Money: How Solar Got Cheap

Planet Money: How Solar Got Cheap

Colgate University Introductory Economics Course

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Solar panels used to be something only rich people could afford. But then a few things happened — some by accident, and some on purpose — that drastically lowered the price. Now solar is cheap. And its key market demographic has shifted away from rich environmentalists to people who want to save money on their power bill. Here's how it happened.
Solar panels used to be something only rich people could afford. But then a few things hap...Read More