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    Free Residential Solar Panels? Not Worth The Money.

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: SCTY

    On some level, the argument for the adoption of solar has been simple: at some future date, declines in the cost of solar power will generate cheaper electrons than those from traditional power plants. For decades, this forecast of “grid parity”[1] has supported the case for subsidizing a technology that has been around for decades […]

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    6 Takeaways from ARK’s Brainstorming: Solar City, Google Self-Driving Cars, Intel Enters AI, …

    by | News
    Mentioned Companies: GOOG, INTC, NVDA, SCTY, TSLA

    This is a blog series based on ARK Brainstorming, a weekly discussion between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders and investors. It is designed to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on investing in disruptive innovation. 1. The Allure of a Solar Roof This past week, on SolarCity […]

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    5 Takeaways From Last Week’s Brainstorming

    by | News
    Mentioned Companies: BIIB, SCTY, TM, TSLA

    This is a blog series based on ARK’s weekly brainstorm between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders and investors. It is designed to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on disrupitve innovation. 1. Tesla Bids To Acquire SolarCity Last week Tesla made a bid to acquire SolarCity. While Tesla is pursuing […]

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    Are Solar Roadways the Future? Only At a Very Steep Price

    by | Industrial

    People get excited by solar energy. The Solar Roadways Project, funded on crowdsouring site Indiegogo, claims all the roads in the US could be turned into power generating infrastructure, and has created a working prototype. The estimated 13 trillion kWh of power 1 generated from these panels could improve road safety, illuminate roads at night […]