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Texas: how the home of US oil and gas fell in love with solar power

17 mins | Apr 14, 2020
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A boom in projects across the Permian Basin comes amid coronavirus fears and a global oil price war. "Solar’s gains could be hindered by the fall in oil prices as West Texas Intermediate crude trades below $30 a barrel — less than half its price in January. The damage from coronavirus could also hit electricity consumption, sideline construction workers or disrupt the flow of financing, clouding growth for solar generation." Gregory Meyer, writing in the Financial Times, reports.
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