In 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus changed everything!

FUN SUN FACT: Ancient people used to believe that the sun, the moon and the planets all revolved around Earth. Then, in 1543, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus published a book where he put forward the idea that the sun, not Earth, was the centre of the solar...

Maldives’ Finolhu Villas are solar powered!

Innovative solar at its awesome best! Green holidays anyone? Finolhu Villas are luxurious island Villas by Club Med in the south Asian country of Maldives. These luxury resorts are completely self-sustaining, with solar panels built throughout the island. Referred to...

How do solar feed-in-tariffs work? (video)

So let’s say you have your solar system installed and it’s generating more power than you need. If you decide to export this excess power back to the grid, you are basically selling it, so you’ll be paid through the feed-in tariff system. Feed-in tariffs can be either...

Choose high-quality European BOS kits

Solar tip of the day: You wouldn’t put a Toyota motor into a Rolls Royce and expect top performance, right? Then don’t use cheap Balance-of-System (BOS) kits to run your solar power system. The BOS components move DC energy produced through the conversion system to...

Edward Norton is a famous solar fan!

FAMOUS SOLAR FAN: EDWARD NORTON: Oscar-nominated actor, Edward Norton is such a believer in solar that he established Solar Neighbors in partnership with BP. Solar Neighbors is a LA-based program that that donates a solar system to a low-income family every time a...