Fox News is scheduled to come to Boise today to investigate the dispute between Idaho Power and its more than 300 customers with rooftop solar power systems.
I suspect that Fox is here because nationwide, indeed worldwide solar power’s time has come. So many solar panels have come on the market, especially from China, that the price of the panels has come down dramatically.
It was so dramatic that Transform Solar, the partnership between Micron Technology and Australian Energy company Origin, ended and the Nampa panels plant closed. It wasn’t that they didn’t have good technology, they just couldn’t compete on prices in the current market. To read the full story, check out Rocky Barker’s Blog here.