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Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

How Solar Became Cheap

Event Details

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
7 p.m.
One payoff from understanding the reasons for solar’s success is that it can serve as a model for other low-carbon technologies. However other technologies would have to progress much faster than PV to be helpful for climate change. Possible approaches for accelerating innovation include: dynamic R&D foci, codification of knowledge, public procurement, robust markets, enhancing knowledge mobility, and addressing political economy considerations.