The marathon race of solar vs. wind along the path to 100% renewables has seen solar take the lead in recent years, as outlined in an analysis released by Wood Mackenzie and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
- Analysts say annual corporate purchases of solar power will overtake wind by 2021
- United States trade war with China and phase-out of ITC subsidy could dampen numbers
- Top corporate buyers of solar power are Apple, Amazon and Target
Path To 100% Perspective:
More companies are setting 100% clean energy goals, so a question many Fortune 1000 firms are asking is: Which clean power source will provide the biggest bang for our buck? The answer shifts over time – last decade the answer was wind, now it seems to be solar. Read the article we did and judge for yourself from PV Tech: “US solar to outrun wind as king of 85GW corporate PPA future.”