BENIN: Solar energy will gain momentum thanks to new electricity code

A new electricity code has been ratified by Benin’s National Assembly. In addition to opening up the energy sector to private investors, the text paves the way for the development of the solar sector. It aims to preserve forests, combat pollution and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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How solar parks change landscape perception

New research based on participatory photography and focus groups has shown how solar parks can change people’s landscape perception through a number of factors, not exclusively visual. According to the study, people that see landscapes in an idyllic way tend to oppose the presence of a solar park, while people with a more utilitarian concept of the rural landscape show stronger acceptance.

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6 Ways To Use Renewable Energy To Increase Your Home’s Value

Redesigning your home is both an aesthetic and monetary endeavour. You want your space to look great, and you also want to see your property value increase. Every home improvement you make should raise your home’s value or add marketability. You’ll earn more money as its worth increases, and the house will become invaluable to the next owners. A house with competitive, useful features will sell for higher than a place without them.

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New ‘Solar Panels’ Harness The Energy Of Deep Space

Solar power is cheaper than ever, it’s ultra-abundant, and it emits zero greenhouse gases. But it’s far from perfect–for now. One of the biggest limitations of solar energy (which applies to wind power as well) is that it is variable and is not dispatchable.

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