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The previous post highlighted an article projecting that solar energy will have achieved grid parity in 28 US states by 2017.

Globally, things look even better, with a recent study from investment bank Deutsche Bank predicting that 80% of global electricity markets will have met or surpassed grid parity by 2017:


In related news, a Saudi based company recently won a contract for a 100 MW solar facility in Dubai with a record low bid of U.S. 5.98 cents per kWh: