St. Eustatius: 100 Percent Caribbean Solar Power

Caribbean Island St. Eustatius becomes independent from fossil fuel. SMA Sunbelt Energy has installed a solar hybrid system that allows the diesel generators to be shut down during the day time. —– SMA Solar Technology AG – www.sma-solar.com SMA Corporate Blog – en.SMA-Sunny.com SMA on Facebook – www.facebook.com/SMAInternational SMA on Twitter – www.twitter.com/SMAsolar Contact –… Continue reading St. Eustatius: 100 Percent Caribbean Solar Power

How solar energy got so cheap, and why it's not everywhere (yet)

A lot speaks for solar energy. It’s clean, renewable – and now even cheaper than energy from fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Sounds pretty great, right? But it only makes up a tiny bit of global electricity production. Why don’t we use a lot more of it yet? We’re destroying our environment at… Continue reading How solar energy got so cheap, and why it's not everywhere (yet)