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    Photovoltaic will become the most economical power source in the next 2-3 years

    • Last Update: 2022-06-10
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      Recently, Li Zhenguo, president of LONGi, said at the 5th China Photovoltaic + Innovation and Development Forum, “Photovoltaic technology continues to progress and costs continue to decrease.
    We have reason to believe that in the next 2-3 years, the global In most areas, photovoltaics will become the most economical power source.


      With the development of the global economy, clean energy plays an increasingly important role; among renewable energy, the potential of solar photovoltaics is the most recognized.
    In the past ten years, the technological advancement and cost decline of photovoltaics have far exceeded imagination.
    Data shows that 10 years ago, a silicon wafer was 100 yuan, but now it is as low as about 3 yuan; 10 years ago, photovoltaic modules were 30 yuan per watt, and now 1.
    6-1.
    7 yuan per watt.
    At the same time, the performance of photovoltaic products has also been greatly improved.
    In the past two years, in areas with good sunlight resources and relatively low non-technical costs, photovoltaic feed-in tariffs have continued to break records.
    Not long ago, the Portuguese project set a world record of 1.
    31 cents/kWh, which is equivalent to less than a dime per kilowatt-hour of electricity.


      Li Zhenguo said that today photovoltaics have achieved parity on the grid in many areas of China.
    Specifically, the current photovoltaic construction cost is more than 3 yuan/W, which is 6-7 cents per kilowatt-hour of electricity, plus 2-3 cents for operation and maintenance, and the actual electricity is less than one dime per kilowatt-hour.
    "Then why is the feed-in tariff even more than 30 cents? The main reason is that non-technical costs are too high, and further reductions in non-technical costs will be implemented in the future.



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