Global Solar Installed Capacity Per Capita [INFOGRAPHIC]

Solar power has been available for over a century but it’s only in the last few decades that it has become affordable for everyone to install. Today, solar panels allow everyone from homeowners to multi-national companies to generate power from the sun, which can then be used to power anything regular coal-generated electric can. However, while solar panel costs have fallen by over 50% in the last 10 years alone, not everywhere is embracing solar with the same open arms.…

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost in The UK? [INFOGRAPHIC]

This infographic was created by Ollie Smith using our solar panel cost data. It answers the most burning question on the mind of anyone looking to install solar panels, with accurate cost data from a survey of UK suppliers, and calculations on how much Co2 you can save by taking the plunge.   Please share this graphic on your website!  Released under the SS by SA creative commons.   In January, 2017, most UK homeowners saw a 10% hike in energy…

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This Map Shows The World’s Longest Walks

This map was created by to help boost awareness around rising global Co2 levels. With 3.06 Trillion miles driven in the US every year and 316 billion miles driven in the UK. Reducing this by even 5% would save 20,349,000 Tonnes of Co2 in the US plus 21,014 Tonnes in the UK annually. Considering these super steppers can make it around the globe, ditching the car for short trips is a fabulous and easy way to positively impact the…

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Solar Panels More Profitable In 2010, or Now? (Data Graphs)

While the FIT rate has dropped dramatically, the cost of installation has fallen even more. As a result, solar installations in the UK remain profitable, and competitively so. In fact, installers are better off now than they were in 2010, with a 41.3p/kWh FIT rate.   Rate of Return Change 2010-2016 Original image released free under creative commons with attribution to In February of 2016, the FIT rate dropped some 65% for solar installers, with the locked-in rate changing…

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Save UK Solar From Fracking & Nuclear [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Sign the petition here and together we can make a difference!   Spread the word bellow: Add the above infographic to your site free. 705px version (smaller) [box] <p><a href=”″><img src=”” alt=”Save UK Solar “/></a></p> <p>By <a href=””>Solar Compared</a></p> <p><a href=”″>Sign the petition here</a></p> [/box]   Don’t forget to share the love, with a link back to us 🙂   Why is this so important?   The UK set up the feed in tariff (a government subsidy…

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Africa vs America [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Add the above infographic to your site free. [box] <p><img src=”” width=”800″ height=”4639″  alt=”Africa vs America [INFOGRAPHIC]”/></p><p>Infographic by <a href=””>SolarCompared</a></p> [/box]   More reading: Are solar panels worth it in 2015? Calculate the earnings from your solar panels

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