As Portugal intends to push its solar industry, the country’s government has announced a new auction for solar projects in June or July 2019. A total 1.75 GW of new capacity will be awarded.
There are preconceived notions about harnessing any sustainable type of energy, and solar power tops the list. Those who are unfamiliar with using solar energy for residential use may think solar energy is too expensive or may not be appropriate for the region in which they live. It is time to bust 4 popular myths about solar panels and show why many homeowners should be considering solar panels as an efficient and cost-effective upgrade for their home. A guest post by Justin Havre from Justin Havre & Associates.
If you are keeping up with new technologies, then it is easy to notice the advancements we are making in this industry day by day. For the renewable energy sector this is the case as well. With innovative ways to harness energy and new gadgets, every green movement enthusiast’s wildest dreams are becoming true. So what’s new with solar cells?
The new Spanish feed-in tariff system for renewable energies was launched in summer 2013. It includes a retroactive fixation for “reasonable profitability” of existing solar investments. For some investors this comes close to an expropriation.
A Guest Post by Sönke Schlaich and Christoph Himmelskamp, Rödl & Partner.