In a study with colleagues from the University of Oxford and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) research analysts took a look at the market dynamics of third-party owned residential solar energy systems by investigating the effects of installer competition on prices.
Co-authors: Laura Parsons and Carlos Hsu
As new technologies emerge in the clean energy sector, their ability to gain a sustained foothold depends on the decisions of many different market actors, who are greatly influenced by their access to timely, actionable information.
How do manufacturers, dealers and installers identify trends in demand or competitor activities?
We're interested in better understanding the energy efficiency actions of homeowners who install rooftop solar electric systems and their perspectives on performing home energy upgrades. Insights into the connection between solar adoption and energy upgrades could help policymakers and regulators in designing future