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BedZED Ecovillage in England

Solar Energy Production in Great Britain Hits Record-High; Plateau Seen Ahead

Solar energy generation reached a Q1 record-high in Great Britain (GB) in 2019’s first quarter (Q1’19). Solar energy systems produced 2.7 terawatt-hours (TWh) of...
Solarpark Neukirchen I by Windwärts Energie GmbH

The Sun Shines on Europe

2018 was a banner year for solar power in Europe. As in the United States, solar is the fastest growing segment of the energy...
Solar PV Modules Installed on the Walnut Place, Boulder

The Solar Shift: PV Power Side-Tracks the Feds

Under the Trump Administration, policy initiatives and financial supports that propelled the solar industry forward have been under attack, but for the most part,...
The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation

Solar, Renewables, Energy Transformation Reshaping the Geopolitical Landscape

Solar energy investments and usage have grown fast and spread worldwide in recent decades, so much so that they’re influencing and reshaping the geopolitics...
Primary School Children in Kenya Holding Solar Lights

December Caps a Bright, Busy Year for Off-Grid Solar in Sub-Saharan Africa

Smart, off-grid solar energy power generation and distribution continues to gain traction across Sub-Saharan Africa, attracting interest from national and multilateral development agencies, international...
Relationships Between Solar PV Technical Risks and Bankability

A Lender’s Perspective on Solar PV Technical Risks and Bankability

For a solar PV lender, the core challenge in ensuring the profitability of a PV investment lies in making correct assumptions at the planning...
Solar PV Quality Conerns in Africa

Solar PV Quality Concerns in Africa

The need for a strong quality control, assurance and standards regime across the PV value chain in Africa is getting more critical. The associated...
Monitoring Electricity Meter During Duck Curve Periods

US Grid Operators, Utilities Getting to Know their “Duck Curves”

A phenomenon first observed in California around 2013, electricity supply-demand “duck curves” are emerging on grid systems elsewhere in the US. Utility grid customers...
Sahara Desert Solarification Process

Solarification of Deserts: the Case of Africa’s Sahara

From the pacific coastlines of the Atacama Desert to the sandy dunes of the Sahara; harvesting the abundant irradiance of the world’s deserts has...
Energy Consumption and Bitcoin Price Fluctuates

Will Energy Consumption Bring the Bitcoin-Blockchain Gravy Train to a Grinding Halt?

Last edited: January 29, 2018 @ 10:47 PM PSTAlong with the skyrocketing value and gyrations in exchange prices of Bitcoin and other, popular digital...
Solliance Roll-to-Roll Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells Launch

Industrial Chimera or Evolutionary Leap: Perovskite Solar Cells and Cheap, Ubiquitous Solar Energy

Gains in the energy conversion efficiency of a new class of solar photovoltaic (PV) materials – perovskites – are being made at the fastest...
Nairobi - One of Africa’s Fast Urbanizing Cities

Why Africa’s Fast Urbanizing Cities Should Think Solar?

The United Nations (UN) projects that urbanization rates will continue to increase in Africa, reaching 60% by 2050 from a mere 15% in 1960....

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