The Impact of Covid on Solar Power

COVID-19 has impacted industries across the globe, and solar has been no exception.  The outlook for solar has changed dramatically, with the US seeing a 38% decline in employment of workers in the field through June 2020 compared to 2019 (SEIA).  However, as the world is finding a “new normal” within which to work, the

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Solar Reaching Grid Parity Levels in Many Countries Globally

Solar prices have been declining rapidly over the last 10 years, making the renewable energy source more and more affordable, globally.  According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), solar and wind power have already reached grid parity in a number of European countries, China, and the State of California (PV Magazine).  The key drivers behind

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5 Myths About Solar – Debunked!

Myth 1:  Solar Panel Manufacturing is Environmentally Damaging Studies by the NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) have shown that the payback period in terms of energy production vs. production cost is actually <4 years.  Aside from the relatively low cost of production and quick payback period, the NREL concluded that the average US household with

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