2011: A solar fairytale

With tongue firmly in cheek, we take a look at the year that was for Australia's solar PV sector; in which the market doubled in size, while evil, incompetence and intrigue lurked in every shadow.

2011 may be described as a ‘fairytale’ year for Australian solar power. For our market doubled in size, growing to be the sixth largest in the world. But just as a fairy tale is also full of bad characters and moralistic lessons, the fairytale year was rich with dangers and intrigue for Australian PV. Tongue firmly in cheek, we take a look at the fairy tale year just passed, and reveal what will happen in years ahead. (Spoiler alert: it ends, as all fairy tales do, with ‘they lived happily ever after’). 

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