Tag: levelized cost of energy

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

US Solar Plants Now Expected to Run for More than 30 Years: Berkeley Lab

June 29, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Big solar plants are getting cheaper to run and expectations for their useful operational lives keep getting longer, according to a new survey of U.S. solar industry professionals. By the end of 2019, a cumulative total of 76 gigawatts of […]

Commercialization, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy

The Inconvenient Truth About Renewables and Storage Lurking in Lazard’s Latest Cost Analysis

November 9, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Financial advisory firm Lazard is out with its eleventh annual levelized cost of energy analysis. It shows renewable energy costs continue to inch ahead of conventional generation. But the data is also a reality check. While wind and utility-scale PV […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Natural Gas and Wind Are Cheapest Sources of Power in Majority of U.S.

December 12, 2016

Via: Power Magazine

In a finding that is likely to boost controversy over the future of U.S. energy policy, a comprehensive study of the full levelized cost of energy (LCOE) from various sources of electricity conducted by the University of Texas (UT) at […]