Join the race to net-zero with solar PV

“Empowering people with solar PV” is a global campaign aimed at engaging people worldwide to learn how they can make a difference in the race to net-zero supporting solar PV’s capacity targets and at the same time becoming more energy independent.

Solar power is key to decarbonizing the global economy and our cities while bringing a vast range of benefits to people, communities and the planet.

The main focus of the campaign is the uptake of distributed solar PV in the buildings sector, thus mainly rooftop systems in private, public, commercial and industrial buildings.

We have created storytelling in 8 chapters, including all the relevant information about distributed solar PV.

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Campaign chapters

Benefits for the individual

Decarbonising our planet and reducing global warming requires everyone’s help. IEA indicates we need to reach 100 million households with rooftop solar PV by 2030, up from the current 25 million, if we want to reach net-zero by 2050. With solar PV for your house or business, you can really make a difference. Although you’d be wrong to think that solar panels only yield environmental benefits. They also make financial sense, especially as the price of clean technologies continues to fall and the cost of fossil fuels rises sharply around the world. If you’re on the fence about investing in solar panels, here are 5 reasons why you should stop waiting and get them installed as soon as possible.

Benefits for the grid

Creating a sustainable future can only be possible through developing self-sufficient, climate smart, inclusive communities. A global systemic shift is necessary from centralized power production towards a decentralized, distributed one in which the energy is produced near where it’s consumed. Renewables, solar in particular, are the key enablers of this change.

Benefits for Society

Energy security has found its way into many national agendas as the world recognizes the need for clean and sustainable energy. With many nations eyeing energy independence through solar power, societies worldwide can take great advantage of the shift. Solar power has potential to help smart cities and energy communities position as role models for the implementation of sustainable power in societies worldwide. From cheaper energy costs to healthier and richer societies, the benefits of solar energy are manifold. With distributed solar power, everyone can have a renewable energy source that does not harm the environment and doesn’t make any noise, which is ideal since it is usually placed on the roof of households.

Benefits for the Planet

Upcoming August 2022

Solar PV technology updates

Upcoming September 2022

Cost trends and forecasts

Upcoming October 2022

Incentives and remuneration schemes

Upcoming November 2022

How to get solar PV on your roof

Upcoming December 2022

The latest news

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