The levelized cost of power generation from different sources – note, that doesn’t include your tax money used to provide “incentives.” From this study: Note: These results do not include targeted tax credits such as the production or investment tax credit available for some technologies, which could significantly affect the levelized cost estimate. For example,new solar thermal and PV plants are eligible to receive a 30 percent investment tax credit on capital expenditures if placed in service before the end of 2016, and 10 percent thereafter.
Read the chart here.
Why does this matter? Because right now, with the Thursday vote for solar energy mandates in Georgia, there are so-called conservatives calling for more of one of the most expensive options out there that relies on your tax dollar subsidies.