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Test your knowledge of Photovoltaic Systems anonymously  in just a few minutes (17 questions). Even some of our experts missed one or two questions. If you want to go deeper, or gain a better understanding of the correct answers, you can find additional interactive resources on the Photovoltaics microsite (a webcast, “How To” Manual and Frequently Asked Questions.)

Posted by Hans De Keulenaer

A report by a UK Parliamentary Committee on Communities and Local Government criticises the UK Government’s concentration on improving the energy performance new homes and paying too little attention to existing housing stock. The report highlights the energy deficiencies of existing stock, which, on average, emit twice as much carbon per home as one constructed… » read more

Posted by David Chapman

Based on a Discussion Webinar, Friday 7 March 2008 Without significant feed-in tariffs or other types of government support, photovoltaic energy is not yet competitive with fossil fuel or nuclear power generation. But the technology is on a learning curve and the so called “grid parity” – competitiveness with conventional electricity generation is approaching. But… » read more

Posted by Hans De Keulenaer