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Solar Energy’s falling costs can cut politics from Renewables

Gaynor Hartnell - Livos EnergyHave you considered the implications of the falling costs of Renewable Energy and it’s long term impact?  Gaynor Hartnell, who has worked in the Renewable Energy sector since 1995, and is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of  Livos Energy, shares her views  about how the falling costs of solar power can cut the politics from Renewables in this interesting post.

She looks at the recent “open” disagreement between Cameron and Clegg on onshore wind energy and it’s implication for solar energy.

She says, “Solar’s cost is falling so fast that the conventional energy sector does not realise how inexpensive it has become, policy makers find it a challenge to keep pace with and find the comparison metrics challenging.”

To read the full post on Solar Power Portal:

http://www.solarpowerportal.co.uk/guest_blog/falling_costs_can_help_cut_the_politics_from_renewables_2356

Landowners: How to harvest wind and solar energy for your Farm

renewable-energyIn these times of low interest rates, an attractive and secure additional income can be a boon.

One option for farmers and landowners to consider is to supplement and diversify their income by renting out a portion of their land for use as a solar or wind power farm in return for an income which is long term and secure. Continue reading