Ginsberg Integrated Sustainability
For all the promise that solar energy technologies offer to our energy gluttonous societies, it means little if they cannot compete economically with fossil fuels. In order for solar to become institutionalized in a free market economy, it must overcome the daunting challenge of achieving grid parity. This article will take a comprehensive look at this obstacle from the perspective of the residential industry, large-scale and multinational ventures and local communities shifting their energy production to PV systems. Also, emerging innovations in cost reduction will be considered.