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Webinar: Impact of the oil price decline on solar energy stocks market

02 Feb. 2015 by

What is the relation between the oil price and further development of the solar industry? How will this trend continue? What will be the long-term impact on the solar market?

After years of relative stability, oil prices have dramatically fallen in the last six months and have now collapsed below 50 $ a barrel. Despite the fact that crude oil and solar energy are not direct substitutes, solar stocks have been underperforming drastically as a result.
Why is the solar industry so dependent on the oil price? Is it possible to decouple oil price and solar development? What is to be expected for the coming future?