Recode editors and contributors Aaron Russo and Ben Wiese write that the solar panel market is still nascent and has been for a while, and the wind power market is growing in terms of adoption.
The solar panels market is about $4 billion per year, but the wind energy market is only about $200 million per year.
And the solar power market only accounts for about 1 percent of the US electricity supply.
So if you want to get a good deal on solar power, you need to think about the solar panels, and wind power is the next best thing.
This article is part of Recode’s new series, “What’s Next?” which is dedicated to the big trends and trends that are shaping the future of the technology and the economy.
We will look at new technologies and the next steps for businesses, startups, and investors.
We look at the opportunities for the solar industry and the energy transition and the business challenges facing solar.
We’ll explore the opportunities in clean energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, and energy management.
This is part 1 of our “What is Next?” series.
Aaron Russo is Recode Editor-in-Chief.
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