Once again, renewable energy is proving to be critical in strengthening shaky economies. To make some cash and ease its budget crisis, Portugal is looking to export solar power to Germany.
Luz.On, a Portuguese solar company, is aiming to set up solar parks that will then supply power to more northern nations, especially those with higher renewable energy incentives.
The road to solar exporting isn’t all that easy, though, and Luz.On might face some difficulties navigating the differences between European nations’ energy export laws.
Chelsea is a former newspaper reporter who has spent the past few years teaching English in Poland, Finland and Japan. When she wasn't teaching or writing, Chelsea was traveling Europe and Asia, sampling spicy street food along the way.