PV solar

UK Solar PV Capacity Reaches 5 GW

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). Finlay Colville, Solarbuzz Vice President, posted about the data on the company blog, … [continued]

Desert Land, NM 425 Kw solar park funded by CrowdSun.com

Here Comes The (Third) Solar Crowdfund: CrowdSun

Move over, Mosaic and SunFunder. There’s a new solar crowdfunding website in town—Crowdsun.com. The third online investment platform for financing solar projects bills itself as “Your solution to safe, green funding.” CrowdSun has already funded over $2 million across 11 campaigns, two of which have hit the 100% mark so … [continued]

In-Depth: Germany’s 22 GW Solar Energy Record

Last Friday, on the 25th of May 2012, Germany set a new world solar energy record in photovoltaic solar energy: 22.4 GW of photovoltaic energy on the grid covering over 30% of all electricity demand! That’s the equivalent of 20 huge conventional fossil or nuclear power plants. This is clearly amazing … [continued]