The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

Why did renewables become so cheap so fast?

We won’t be able to invent our way out of the climate crisis, but we do have technological advancements on our side. It’s a stunning chart: In a mere decade, solar power went from being the most expensive source of energy to the cheapest. The story of how renewable energy became so cheap, what it has to do with satellites, and what it means for the future.

Published in Weekly Filet ##328, in December 2020.

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