Happy New Year, everyone.
We're waiting for the release of year-end cleantech venture deal tallies before posting a wrapup of the year and a set of predictions for 2014. But in the meantime, I wanted to ask you a simple question.
In case you missed it, in an article from back in September, Stephen Lacey highlighted just how rapidly costs have been falling for many clean technologies.
- The cost of a solar PV module in the U.S. has dropped by something like 80% since 2008, including a 27% drop in 2012 alone.
- The cost of LED lighting has dropped to something like one-sixth of what it was in 2008.
- The cost of EV batteries has been cut in half since 2008.
So let's all...