Pay as you go solar power makes energy cheaper

日期:2017-05-01 07:00:22 作者:蓝播闷 阅读:

By Jacob Aron ROOFS adorned with solar panels are a sign of a well-off household in the western world, where installation fees can often run to five figures. Now a cellphone-based system could bring cheap solar power to sun-drenched regions of Kenya and other African countries. So says Simon Bransfield-Garth, CEO of solar energy firm Eight19, based in Cambridge, UK. The company has developed a pay-as-you-go solar power system called IndiGo, which consists of a low-cost, flexible plastic,