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Brattle Group's Fox-Penner says utility scale significantly more cost-effective than residential

With the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicting a doubling in utility-scale solar installations by the end of 2016, how cost-competitive is it compared with other forms of solar? During today's OnPoint, Peter Fox-Penner, a principal at the Brattle Group, discusses a new analysis comparing the costs of utility-scale solar versus residential-scale projects. He also talks about the impact storage technology development could have on the pacing of installations.