Solar energy is increasingly popular in Great Britain

Solar energy is increasingly popular in Great Britain

Surge in popularity for solar panels on the UK market Solar energy is rapidly gaining popularity in Great Britain. At this moment Great Britain is ranked number 6 globally when it comes to solar power capacity. Incentive programs from the Home ministry plus the ever decreasing prices of photovoltaic panels have really boosted sales. Capacity jumped in 2013 from 2.8 Megawatts to 5 Megawatts in 2014. Enough to supply 1.5 million households across Great Britain.  Approximately 700.000 homes were outfitted with solar pv panels in 2016. The current solar panels are highly advanced and very efficient. 12 Megawatts capacity has been reached at the start of 2017. Forecast for solar power by 2020 Governmental predictions say the capacity will reach 22 Megawatts a year by 2020. The association of the solar industry have estimated the capacity to be 25 Megawatts by then. 4 out of 10 British houses can have electricity sourced from solar power by 2020. So one could […]

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