10 Mar '12, 10am

The new focus for the #Solar industry? Developers head for #desert sun #Mena

The new focus for the #Solar industry? Developers head for #desert sun #Mena

The solar community in the Western world is undergoing radical change in 2012. Falling PV prices and the ending of the IS Department of Energy loan guarantees in the US have hit the CSP industry hard, making it difficult to secure the necessary political and financial support to continue development. The PV market is also on the brink of collapse, with damaging effects from government incentive programmes set to take hold across Europe. The suggested cuts in Germany this week would amount to a 30-40% depression in 2012, on top of a 15% reduction that already occurred in January. Whilst doom and gloom ripples across the once prosperous European and US markets, a new realm of opportunity has opened up for emerging markets. Sitting at the top of this pile is MENA, which with an endless supply of the world’s most intense solar radiation is ready to fill the demand gap for sola...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/energias/renovable...

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