LA Times article on the plummeting price of solar - Fiberglass RV

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Old 08-01-2009, 12:09 PM   #1
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In the U.S., wholesale prices for top-quality modules made of crystalline silicon have fallen by 50% over the last year to around $2.40 a watt, according to Nathaniel Bullard, solar analyst with New Energy Finance in Alexandria, Va.

"It's really a precipitous drop," Bullard said. "The mood in the industry is grim."

-- Marla Dickerson, LA Times
Weak economy makes solar panels more affordable to homeowners

It's good news for people who want to go solar on their trailers and motorhomes, too.

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Old 08-13-2009, 08:25 PM   #2
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I live the solar unit we put on out 17' Casita. We are low power users and the 55 wat panel keeps us charged up. So nice, so quiet!
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