Solarcentury’s Rick Fransen has been in the solar industry for 30 years and has rightly been named Rickipedia. Here we learn more about his extensive knowledge and passion for everything solar. How long have you been working in solar? 30 years. Since 1st May 1989. Why solar energy? What motivates you to work within this […]
Situated on the edge of the Cotswolds is Southill Solar Farm. Standing at 4.5MWp, it generates enough electricity to power the equivalent of the homes in Charlbury, Finstock and Fawler which flank its boundary. In 2016, driven by the vision of local residents Tim Crisp and Liz Reason, nearly 400 members of the community came […]
In tackling climate chaos, we have all the answers – we just lack the right question By Susannah Wood, Marketing Director Anyone who watched the final of the men’s eight from the 2000 Sydney Olympics couldn’t possibly forget the stunning victory by Team GB. They weren’t expected to win; they weren’t expected to place. The […]
An historic new report shows we can reach 100% renewable energy in just a few decades, and it’s affordable; making this the clear answer to tackling climate change. But, more importantly perhaps, it is already happening – and it’s the corporate world leading the charge.
Jan is one of the most experienced solar engineers in the world, with 25 years of experience. He tell us about his solar journey and his life as Solarcentury’s Technical & Asset Management Director .
A historic new report from Energy Watch shows we can reach 100% renewable energy in just a few decades, and it’s affordable. By Frans van den Heuvel, Solarcentury The most significant and accepted system transition required to tackle climate change and limit emissions is the swift passage from fossil fuels to renewable energy. But, until […]
Investment in solar energy has never been so economically advantageous, and forward-looking investors across the world are realising its growing potential.
The solar industry stands on the cusp of a genuine step-change, as the long-awaited era of subsidy-free solar becomes the new reality.
From Nigeria to Kenya, Ghana to Eritrea, Solarcentury is working with businesses to generate safer, cheaper electricity that’s also better for the environment.
Theo Guerre-Canon is the local project manager for Solarcentury’s Eritrea project. He tells us about the high hopes he has for social and economic change in the area.