June 28, 2018

Europe’s First Solar Panel Recycling Plant Opens in France

Many solar panels in the UK are reaching the end of their 25-year lifespans, and are being decommissioned and removed from rooftops. For a long time, the process after decommission involved the panels being recycled in all-purpose glass recycling facilities, which for all its benefits does...
June 21, 2018

Solar Beats U.S. Import Tariff to Become Biggest Source of Power

In the U.S., solar energy generated more electricity in the first quarter of 2018 than both gas and wind put together. The rate of solar panel installations (in the U.S.) increased by 13% in the first four months of the year, making solar accountable for a huge 55% of all new electricity g...
March 15, 2018

More Than 100 UK Cities Powered by Renewable Energy

While we are staunch champions of solar energy, we like to see the other (renewable) guys do well too. With that in mind, we’d like to share this massive bit of news that should go a long way in pushing the renewable energy movement forward. New data published by the non-profit environm...
January 7, 2018

What Impact Will Global Warming Have on the Planet by 2050?

According to a new study published by the journal Nature Climate Change, if the goals of the Paris climate change accord are not met, more than 25% of the Earth will experience the effects of ‘aridification’ – or drying of the planet – by the year 2050. Understanding the Change in...
December 22, 2017

UK Trains to Be Solar-Powered in 10 Years

Solar panels could soon fuel a significant amount of the energy needs for future electric trains in the UK, according to a new report from Imperial College London’s Energy Futures Lab and green energy charity 10:10. Why Trains? Network Rail is the single largest electricity consumer in...
November 29, 2017

“Birth of a New Era”: Solar Power Leads the Way for Renewable Energy

According to the International Energy Agency, renewable energy accounted for two-thirds of new power added to the world’s grids in 2016. Of all renewable sources, the group found solar technology led the way and even surpassed the net growth of coal, formerly the world’s largest source...