Rob suggested I got read this paper at Bloomberg: "Re-considering the Economics of Photovoltaic Power"- which I did. More on that later.
In the meantime, just for some laughs, here is a great prediction from Bloomberg from 2007:
Apple iPhone Will Fail in a Late, Defensive Move: Matthew Lynn
Just because you read something in the financial press, doesn't make it so. h/t to Copious Gasser - my kind of blogger.