News Digest Item
31 Oct 2016

“Solar Guerilleros”


Supporters of solar power are seeking to head off a proposed legal constraint on small modules that can be easily plugged into wall sockets, writes Bernward Janzing in taz. The German section of the International Solar Energy Society (DGS) wants to see a requirement removed that would oblige the estimated 20,000 national users of so-called “Guerilla modules” to connect the devices to a closed circuit due to security concerns. The constraint proposed by the German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies poses “a hurdle for the use of small solar modules unparalleled in Europe”, Janzing quotes engineers from the DGS.

Read the article in German here.

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