The Most Amazing, Interactive U.S. Solar Grid Parity Map

The Most Amazing, Interactive U.S. Solar Grid Parity Map

Date: 14 Jan 2013 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

placeholderWithin a decade, 300,000 megawatts of unsubsidized local solar power could compete with utility electricity prices in almost every state, enough clean energy to produce 10% of U.S. electricity.  Grid parity is building like a relentless wave, but how much solar is at parity today?  In 2016?  In 2020?  On homes or businesses?  With incentives or without?

Answer all of these questions with the Greatest, Most Interactive U.S. Solar Grid Parity Map from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.  Click the link or the map image below to interact.

Screen shot of the Greatest Most Interactive U.S. Solar Grid Parity Map from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance

For more on the data behind the map, see ILSR’s Rooftop Revolution resources.

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John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power.