Who says solar panel installations can’t be adorable? The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China is shaped like the country’s treasured animal – and the first phase offers 50 megawatts (MW) of clean energy. Panda Green Energy installed the array under an agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to advocate for renewable energy. The first phase of the giant panda solar station was just connected to the grid.
Inhabitat 3rd June 2017 read more »
Nation Celebrates UK’s Energy Favourite on Solar Independence Day; Octopus Energy customers to achieve full solar independence at noon today; Beauty of solar to be captured by Getty Images.
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Aldi UK has marked the fourth Solar Independence Day with the announcement that it will install a further 11,000 solar panels across more than 50 of its stores by the end of the year. The supermarket has already installed more than 85,000 solar panels on all nine of its regional distribution centres and more than 275 stores across the UK, generating over 17,500 MWh of electricity a year. This deployment will now be extended by the end of the year, bringing its total store investment in solar to almost £17 million and saving more than 8,100 tonnes of CO2 in the process.
Solar Power Portal 4th July 2017 read more »