He’s the plant supervisor at the massive, 8.5-megawatt solar power plant. It’s a vast, unusually flat space, past roads lined with banana trees. When the solar farm began operations in 2015, it was the largest in east Africa. A bigger one in Uganda now …and more » #solarpower #power #energy #solarenergy
Haiti-based micro-utility start-up Sigora Haiti is one such group. Holding a concession from the government of Haiti to be sole power provider to some 200,000 in the northwest of the country, Sigora currently supplies power to some 8,000 people via three solar PV micro-grids in Môle-St-Nicolas, Jean Rabel, and Presqu’île.
Has the future reach of solar energy been underestimated? New research shows it may be so. Previous studies have estimated that the share of solar energy by the year 2050 would be between 5 to 17 percent, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison … #solarenergy #power #energy #solarpower #renewableenergy