Friday, September 2, 2011

Home solar system prices have just modest drop

The price of solar panels has plunged in the last four years. But the price of a complete home solar system hasn't kept pace. "There is a lag," said Galen Barbose, principal scientific engineering associate at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, who studies solar prices. "You've got these upstream cost reductions that take months to ripple down to the consumer." More>