Sunday, November 24, 2013

No Shit

There was widespread agreement to the notion storage costs need to be reduced below their current €1,000/kW (US$1,350/kW) level.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Reality Check

"A 4.5-kilowatt-hour storage system would cost 7,000 euros while one can expect to pay about 11,500 euros for a 10-kilowatt-hour system. If one adds up the cost of producing and storing a single kilowatt hour, it totals about 36 cents a kilowatt hour."
Germany’s PV sector: from boom to bust…and back again?

Mac Bandy

Fools care for the color of bandages.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013


Berlin - Ghost town in Nevada.
We were never bullish on utility scale and never thought it had a long life. The utility-scale power plant mentality solar isn't the best use of solar – the distributed generation space is much more effective for the asset class. That's where the growth will be.