Month: January 2019

Solar is no longer just about being green!

It is used to be that going solar is for going green because of the economics involved. About a decade ago, solar PV did not appeal to many businesses that might lack the extra cash to invest in solar PV because it was expensive than buying electricity from the grid.  However, today the falling prices of solar modules have proved that solar can do well even without regulatory support in…

Five (5) findings of the commercial solar in Africa.

A study commissioned by responsAbility and assessed by BloombergNEF shows that solar PV for both commercial and industrial sectors have a great potential for growth in sub-Saharan Africa not because of regulatory support, but because of the improving economics of solar PV. The report suggests that a combination of high-energy costs and the reducing solar module prices is contributing to increased sales of solar directly to commercial and industrial customers in…

Four (4) reasons for using a solar panel cost calculator.

Today the process of going solar has been simplified with the onset of various online solar panel cost calculators that make it easy to compare and contrast between different solar PV systems in the market while comparing solar quotes from different solar installers. With this development, it makes shopping for solar as easy and efficient as booking an air flight ticket at the comfort of your home where you compare…