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Rural Solar Power
By Niloy Choudhury: Thursday 15th June, 2017

Humans are coming: how distributed energy production is changing the world

The price of solar modules is dropping fast. From 2006 to 2014 the price of solar modules has dropped from $3.25 to $0.72 per watt and continues to drop further. In some parts of the world energy from solar is competitive with conventional sources of energy production even without government subsidies. But if we consider […]

By admin: Thursday 31st March, 2011

A mixed weather forecast for solar?

In a move that surprised few observers, the UK government recently slashed subsidies for solar projects. So what does this cut mean for solar power in this country? Does it make any sense, or should we be supporting other innovative energy technologies? Stimulated by a growing market for sustainable energy generation, the solar industry has advanced […]