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What is the FiT

When you start looking to invest in solar there seems to be a lot of confusing concepts and acronyms. So, we thought we’d start with ‘FiT’, an acronym which seems to be thrown around all over the place yet it is rarely explained or looked at in detail. 473 more words


The Promise and Politics of Solar Power

Vivek Wadhwa, a fellow at Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Standford University recently wrote for the Washington Post (and republished in the Star Tribune) an article titled, “Solar energy on verge of exploding” as a response to naysayers of solar power.   752 more words

Getting to know the Peruvian Energy Market

As loyal readers of my blog will know, my primary purpose here is to conduct a renewable energy feasibility study for three of LAFF’s partners to see if these technologies can improve their sustainability and resilience to shock (loss of a donor, loss of power, etc.). 725 more words

UK Solar PV Capacity Reaches 5 GW

This article originally posted at Clean Technica. View the original post here

Solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed throughout the United Kingdom has apparently reached 5 GW, according to NPD Solarbuzz, making the country just the sixth country to reach the figure (behind Germany, China, Japan, Italy, and the US). 486 more words

Renewable Energy

Achtung Ontario! Renewables are a money pit

Germany, the model for Ontario’s wind and solar developments, now regrets its spending spree

Brady Yauch, Financial Post, August 12, 2014

Germany – the country on which Ontario modelled its approach to renewable energy development – has a $412-billion lesson for Ontario. 872 more words

Wind Power