mdsolar writes "With wind power already cheaper than many other forms of power generation http://www.awea.org/pubs/factsheets/Cost2001.PDF,
will solar power surpass it as the cheapest? The article http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/
Mike Splinter, chief executive of the US semiconductor group Applied Materials, told me his company is two years away from a solar product that reaches the magic level of $1 a watt.
Cell conversion efficiency and economies of scale are galloping ahead so fast that the cost will be down to 70 US cents by 2010, with a target of 30 or 40 cents in a decade.
So, a question for the veterans of the dotcom boom: Should energy be controlled by the conservative money?"