Solar energy gets cheaper by the year - so let's drive costs down even further. As long as countries like China keep going all-in on clean energy, so must we.

from President Barack Obama – State of the Union 2013 on Rap Genius

Meaning

Solar panels/solar energy in general has progressively gotten cheaper since the creation of the first silicon solar cell in 1941, and new technological advancements will “drive costs down even further.”

Pursuing “clean energy” will keep the U.S. competitive with countries like China, who see the lucrative benefits in alternative energy sources.

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