Solar Reaches $1/Watt

Last modified on February 28th, 2009

The $1 price point has long been touted as the holy grail for solar technology. At that price, it is basically comparable to fossil fuel based delivery of electricity, making it an economically viable replacement for current technologies. On Tuesday, that price point was finally reached. That doesn’t include the cost of installation currently, but it does show some real progress in that area.