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Distributed solar has a speed edge

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Aug 3, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/distributed-solar-has-speed-edge/

Distributed solar has an edge in the speed with which it will respond to financial incentives, he says. The private sector will begin to install solar panels in response to a feed-in tariff much more quickly than developers of large solar projects can negotiate power-purchase agreements with utilities and win regulatory approval from the government.

J.R. DeShazo, director of UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation

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