By Megan Darby for Climate Home, part of the Guardian Environment Network

Climate Home: Power from the sun could supply 20% of energy worldwide by 2027 on current technology trends, say UK researchers

Solar power costs are tumbling so fast the technology is likely to fast outstrip mainstream energy forecasts.

That is the conclusion of Oxford University researchers, based on a new forecasting model published in Research Policy.

Via: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/26/solar-panel-costs-predicted-to-fall-10-a-year