Unwelcome ‘Treat’: Tonnes of Toxic Solar Panels Already Headed For A Landfill Near You

Solar panels were meant to be all sunshine and lollipops, with nothing but tingly virtuous feelings for their subsidised owners. With an effective economic lifespan of little more than a decade – after 12 years in service their output is nothing like their original capacity and at the 15-year mark, it becomes a pointless fraction, […]

‘Green’ Energy Myths Busted: Putting Solar’s Massive Upfront Energy Cost In The Frame

There’s no such thing as “free energy”: both wind and solar generators start their productive life with substantial energy deficits. Of course, their owners and operators are only interested in the subsidies they generate. But others are keen to take full account of the amount of energy employed before wind turbines or solar panels get […]