How right-wing crusaders got it so wrong on solar

Andrew Bolt said that China's solar industry had 'fallen' and that solar was an expensive 'dribble of electricity'. Let's assess how well his analysis, a proxy for the views of many other renewable energy critics, has stood the test of time.

In 2012 after a huge solar investment cycle focused mainly on China with backing from various levels of government mostly in the form of cheap finance, a spate of bankruptcies rocked the solar world.

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