Polaris solar PV net news: solar PV in some areas less than coal-fired power, but from the global scope of the whole solar electricity cost is still higher than that of coal-fired electricity. So here’s the thing, PV costs are less than coal-fired power in any area at any time?
PV capacity doubled costs 20%. Since 2009, PV costs have fallen 62%. With PV installations continue to increase, costs will continue to decline. New energy by 2025 over 1 MW PV plants average investment cost is as low as 73 cents per watt (2016 for $1.14/w) when solar electricity cost will be less than coal-fired power.
Original title: when PV costs less than coal-fired power in the world?
9 years later!