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10 Reason Why We Should Invest in Solar Energy

1. Solar Energy is better for the environment than traditional forms of energy. 2. The worldwide demand for Solar Energy is currently greater than supply. 3. Solar energy has many uses, from powering cars to cooking food. 4. In one hour, more sunlight falls on the earth than what is used by the entire population [...]

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Finally, UK’s first community-owned solar power station!

A neighbourhood community in Lewes has managed to raise over £300,000 to pay for the construction of PV solar panels on the roof of a local brewery, which will generate 92,000 kilowatt hours of green electricity each year and save more than 40 tonnes of CO2 annually. Ouse Valley Energy Services Company Limited or Ovesco [...]

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Coalition Government Derail 50kW Solar – as E&Y Report Launched Today Confirms its Potential

The UK Solar PV Industry Outlook Report on 50kW to 5 MW market, launched today, by independent consultants, Ernst & Young, reveals that non-domestic solar could thrive in the UK without subsidy from 2017 and that solar power is providing the opportunity for new non-traditional players to enter the UK energy market, increasing competition with [...]

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Germany leads the way by favouring solar over nuclear

When the BBC reported this weekend that “Germany’s coalition government has announced a reversal of policy that will see all the country’s nuclear power plants phased out by 2022,” the sun shone a little brighter for those of us at Our Solar Future.

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