City-Scale Solar Set to be Viable by 2018


Investment bank UBS has predicted that solar power could be powering entire cities by 2018 in it’s latest forecast for commercial renewable energy projects. The Swiss-based financial powerhouse has predicted that more and more homes and businesses could be putting power back into the grid by the end of the decade, thanks to the rise of ‘rooftop solar’. Whilst photovoltaic solar panels are a common piece of technology and well-established in the energy marketplace, UBS say that the increase in people retroactively fitting them to their property or place of work, combined with new buildings having them as standard, could mean large towns 1×1.trans City Scale Solar Set to be Viable by 2018

and cities will effectively run on solar at peak times.

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