Solar has reached competitive pricing with traditional generation resources in at least 20 states, but how utilities and regulators structure rates will determine if that number grows or shrinks in years to come.
With solar-friendly policies, the number of states with solar at grid parity could double by the end of the decade, or dwindle to only a few, according to a new study from GTM Research.
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