Tagged with Solar PV

First digital energy marketplace for rooftop solar

First digital energy marketplace for rooftop solar

With the rapid expansion of rooftop PV systems, it is encouraging to read this article by Bianca Nogrady in The Guardian about the world’s first digital energy marketplace. It will be interesting to see how this expands to other countries   Australian consortium launches world-first digital energy marketplace for rooftop solar Australian homeowners with solar … Continue reading

Energy transition underway: dramatic plunge in price of renewables

Energy transition underway: dramatic plunge in price of renewables

There have been important breakthroughs in the price of renewable energy technologies. Ian Johnston writes in The Independent about recent data showing how the cost of solar energy has dramatically dropped, making it increasingly competitive.   Solar power becoming world’s cheapest form of electricity production, analysts say Data produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) … Continue reading

Powering up the road

Powering up the road

The energy transition is bringing forward many innovations. Mark Hookham writes in the Sunday Times about plans to cover a road with thin solar panels in Britain. This follows a trial made recently in France.   Sunshine strip: solar road panels to power homes A road covered in a layer of thin solar panels that … Continue reading

Linking storage systems with solar energy

Linking storage systems with solar energy

We are reading about the importance of improved energy storage in our energy transition. Diane Cardwell writes a good article on the New York Times website about Tesla and SolarCity and increasing more green energy options for customers.   Power Couple: Tie-Up Shows How Batteries and Solar May Link The solar panels — 15,000 of … Continue reading

Latest innovation in solar panels

Latest innovation in solar panels

Tesla, the American automobile maker and energy storage company, has just unveiled roof tiles that are designed to shake up the solar panel industry. Dave Lee reports about the launch on the BBC News website.   Tesla shows off solar roof tiles Roof tiles with built-in solar panels have been unveiled by Tesla chief executive … Continue reading