Solar is not a new energy technology, but its currently undergoing a revolution that could impact the future of energy. With dramatic progress in cost reduction whilst maintaining continal climb in efficiency, solar power is being adopted across the world at an astonishing rate.
But how far can photovoltaics take us? How cheap can it get? Can it become our primary source of energy? Answering these questions requires understanding key the drivers of this technology aswell as some of the constraints that could impact its future scaling.
This is the first video looking at solar and gives an overview for how its positioned and what the risk factors are going forward. The next video in this series will look at the largest challenge facing many renwables – battery storage – and if it can enable solar to realize its full potential.
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