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Growth of US merchant solar primed to accelerate in near term

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By Jay Bartlett, Senior research associate at Resources for the Future

In the US and a number of other major solar markets, merchant solar projects are emerging to fill the gap left by declining subsidies. Jay Bartlett of Resources for the Future looks at the risks and opportunities for merchant PV as it finds its feet.

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