The SUN Status

Posted May 31, 2017
Solar energy offers a lot of potential. Once your system is installed, it doesn’t take much to ensure your solar panels are always working at full throttle with low maintenance. Battery storage means any excess power or energy your system generates can be stored for use later even when the sun is not shining. When ...
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Navigating Clean Energy Innovation

Posted May 31, 2017
Clean energy has been on a roll.  The world’s fourth largest solar facility is under construction in western Ghana. The $400 million Nzema solar project will include 630,000 solar PV modules generating 155MW and adding 6% to Ghana’s overall power generation. Another factor impacting the shift to renewables is supportive regional policies and regulations. For ...
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Turning the power on in Africa

Posted May 30, 2017
Solar trumps other renewables Many renewable energies have been developed and explored.  Solar, however, provides the most significant potential to light up the continent.  The sun remains the most scaleable renewable resource when compared to other renewable sources.  Africa also experiences high irradiation levels with the World Sunshine Map indicating that Africa receives, on average, ...
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FAQs

How much does solar cost Solar costs have dropped by more than 80% in the past 5 years and have become a preferred source of green energy . Solar based solutions are more competitive than blended costs ( Grid and generator costs). How does solar power work? The solar panels are made up of photovoltaic ...
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