2016 is going to be another record-breaking year for photovoltaics, says GTM Research. The global solar industry is expected to install 73 GW by the end of this year before it faces a slowdown in 2017. The UK’s PV market is likely to drop by 45 %.
This November, the United States presidential elections will offer two opposite alternatives in energy and climate politics. Republican candidate Donald Trump views climate change as a „great lie“ – Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton sees it as a „great threat“. Both candidates and their parties’ campaigns represent complete contrary positions. A commentary by Franz Alt.