Solar power is now cheaper than the grid in hundreds of Chinese cities

CNN | Aug 15, 2019 at 2:56 PM
  • Some 344 Chinese cities were found to have solar systems producing energy at lower prices than the grid.
  • China has long relied on coal to meet its energy needs, but has started to close mines and restrict the construction of new coal power plants in recent years, particularly in heavily polluted regions.
  • Concerns have been raised over the green credentials of the solar energy industry.