Solar on track to be cheap as competitors in 2016

Price of energy sources since late 1940s

This is huge.

The chart shows the price of energy sources since the late 1940s. The extreme outlier, of course, is solar, which only recently became an expensive blip in the energy marketplace. It will soon undercut even the cheapest fossil fuels in many regions of the planet, including poorer nations where billion-dollar coal plants aren’t always practical.

Src: http://bloom.bg/1tLyfMA

2014: Top 5 Solar Contractors

RANK COMPANY CITY STATE YEAR FOUNDED EMPLOYEES PRIMARY MARKET PRIMARY SERVICE TOTAL MEGAWATTS INSTALLED TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2013
1 First Solar Tempe AZ 1999 4850 Utility EPC 2887 1130
2 NRG Energy Princeton NJ 1989 10000 Utility Developer 1200 672
3 Rosendin Electric San Jose CA 1919 3500 Utility EPC 478.844 383.41
4 SolarCity San Mateo CA 2006 5000 Residential Rooftop Contractor 567 280
5 CSI Electrical Contractors Santa Fe Springs CA 1990 750 Utility Electrical Subcontractor 378 260

Table src: http://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2014-top-400-solar-contractors/

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