Where is the best location on Earth for solar energy?

Atacama Desert (credit: bbc.co.uk)

In a previous post, we outlined the top five factors that influence the solar energy potential of a site. These factors are latitude, cloud cover, aerosols, elevation and shading. Not surprisingly, the site with the highest solar energy potential on Earth happens to be near the equator, surrounded by an arid climate away from major ...

Solar Energy in India

India solar energy

One of the most fundamental shifts in human demographics is taking place within our lifetime. United Nations predicts that after many centuries, China will cease to be the most populous country on Earth. By 2030, India's population is expected to surpass China and reach 1.45 billion. Naturally, this blistering rate of increase in population is ...