Factor This!

Underperformance. Extreme weather. Labor shortages. Solar's bright outlook faces big risks

June 26, 2023 Renewable Energy World Season 1 Episode 53
Factor This!
Underperformance. Extreme weather. Labor shortages. Solar's bright outlook faces big risks
Show Notes

The U.S. solar industry is primed for significant growth in the coming years, emboldened by big federal incentives and even bigger demand for renewable energy.

But asset owners are increasingly talking about extreme weather, underperformance, and labor shortages as growing risks to solar’s growth prospects. These are some of the uncomfortable issues in opposition to the industry's rosy public outlook.

Episode 51 of the Factor This! podcast features Jason Kaminsky, CEO of clean energy insurance provider kWh Analytics, which just dropped its fifth annual Solar Risk Assessment. And it's loaded with valuable insights.

Kaminsky shares the data behind solar's biggest risks, along with pathways to avoid potholes down the road.

That's all next on Factor This!

Show notes:
-Read the fifth annual Solar Risk Assessment from kWh Analytics

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