A report by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) – SET for 2020 is predicting that European solar power will start to become economically competitive compared to m ainstream electricity starting in 2010. The report also indicates that PV is the fastest-growing renewable energy technology, and by the end of 2020, solar power can be competitive in as much as 75% of the European electricity market. (Source: The Guardian, June 23, 2009)

Contact: European Photovoltaic Association, www.epia.org; Set for 2020, www.setfor2020.eu