Solar Energy: Large Scale Production

Key is to connect facility to the power grid and sell power to the consumer at a competitive rate:

De-Centralized vs Centralized Mythology

Because transmission losses are low (approximately 1% per 60--100 km) a solar PV facility that is within a few 100 km of the community is a more cost-effective investment than the decentralized model.

How Can Solar Large Scale Production Then Occur?

What Large Scale Facilites Are There?

Conclusion: PV technology is likely to offer improved efficiency and lower manufacturing costs over time. If subsidies can be used to offset initial capital costs then the price to the consumer becomes competetive.

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