The German energy turnaround, the financial crisis and rising electricity prices are leading to the development of decentralised structures in the energy sector. All over the world, municipalities, medium-sized companies and private households are becoming independent from public supply networks thanks to solar power, according to solar tracker provider DEGERenergie.
24 April, 2012
As First Solar becomes the latest company to feel the European solar squeeze, closing its European manufacturing base in the face of Germany’s woes, Paula Mints gives us an up to date picture of PV industry dynamics.
19 April, 2012