Solar now ‘cheaper than grid electricity’ in every Chinese city, study finds

Panoramic view of the photovoltaic power station of Cariñena, Zaragoza, Spain. The panels are mounted on dual axis trackers in order to maximise the intensity of incoming direct radiation. This solution enables the arrays to track the sun in its daily orbit. Image: Diego Delso

Josh Gabbatiss

Author, Carbon Brief

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Chart showing the historical levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) from solar power in China
Chart showing the historical levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) from solar power in China Image: Yan et al. (2019)
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