The Pandemic Made Me Love My Solar Panels

Financial Post | Jun 30, 2020 at 4:19 PM
  • During the coronavirus lockdown, the light at the end of the tunnel for my family was reflected from the rooftop of our old Austrian farmhouse.
  • For those six long weeks, a record run of clear, cool, and sun-soaked days helped us cope with the litany of dark news that upended global markets at the height of Covid-19.
  • To meet its climate goals, the state-run utility, Verbund AG, figures Austria needs to install new clean sources equivalent to twice the volume of electricity currently generated by all the turbines churning on Austria’s stretch of the Danube River.