A UK clean tech developer has launched a £3.5bn funding scheme to help local authorities and businesses install street lighting powered entirely by renewable energy. Solar Street Lighting announced yesterday it is offering 100 per cent interest-free financial packages to help councils, government bodies, and established companies which have been trading for more than three years finance the installation of the Manchester-based firm’s technology.
Business Green 11th April 2017 read more »
The sun in the state was so strong – and the number of solar farms so large – that electricity prices in the state have begun turning negative on the main power exchange, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has revealed. Solar made up a record figure of nearly 40 per cent of the electricity sent to the grid in the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO’s) territory for a few hours on 11 March, after utility-scale solar farms grew by almost 50 per cent in 2016, the EIA said on its website.
Independent 11th April 2017 read more »