The following article was originally published on Football Italy and has been republished here with permission.
The sun is on our face every day, but if we didn’t have it, it would be a big waste.
It was the summer of 2019 and the sun was shining through the glass pane of a hotel lobby in Rome, where a group of Italian businessmen were meeting.
The atmosphere was electric.
A man from the hotel was speaking about the benefits of solar energy, a man in a suit was talking about the new plant in the city, and a group, all in their 20s, were discussing the pros and cons of the energy source.
There were some familiar faces from the previous day.
For example, it was one of the people from the solar panel manufacturer, R.S.V.P. The company had been building a plant on the outskirts of Rome to convert natural gas into electricity, which it hopes to sell to Italy’s power grids.
The project was expected to begin operations in 2021, but due to the economic crisis that hit the country in 2019, it has been delayed to 2020.
The meeting in the lobby was a success, and the two sides agreed to form a partnership.
The solar panel factory will be run by a local company called Bologna Solar Power, and R. S.
V (Renaissance Venezia) will be a partner in the project.
This is a project that is in line with the aspirations of many Italian entrepreneurs.
They want to use the sun to power their factories, but not for free.
This is the way of life for Italy.
It is a country that has been building up its economy for decades, and it is a place where people from different backgrounds can meet, build and collaborate.
But the solar energy boom in Italy is changing that.
The industry has been booming for decades because of a government initiative, and there is a growing sense of urgency in the government to help the country grow its own energy, and not rely on foreign suppliers.
When the solar power boom in the country started, it looked like the country had found a way to keep up with the demand for power, but it is now facing the question of whether or not it is enough.
“There are now so many new solar installations in the region that it is difficult to predict the exact number of megawatts (MWs) that will be needed in 2020, or even 2030,” said Antonio Marchetti, director of research and development at the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA), a trade association representing solar companies in Italy.
“And even if we can find a balance between solar power and fossil fuels, it will not be enough.”
The Solar Energy Industries Association (EIA), which represents solar panels and panels manufacturers in Italy, said it was already seeing the price of solar power skyrocket.
The SEIA has already estimated that by 2020, Italy will need around 6.2 GW of solar capacity, or 3.2 percent of the country’s total electricity consumption.
Solar panels and batteries that power a typical home or office will need to reach an energy density of about 7,000 kWh/kg to power a single person’s household, and that is more than twice the current global average of around 4,000 per kilowatt hour.
“We have seen this before.
The energy density in China was 5,000 kwh/kWh, but in Europe it was only about 10,000,” Marchettis said.
“Now we are seeing it in Italy too, and in some places in the European Union too.
And that is a big problem for the renewable energy industry.
The price of electricity has gone up, and renewable energy has become a niche product.”
Solar panels are already being used to power cars and other industrial buildings, and for that matter to power businesses.
But in Italy the solar industry is struggling to keep pace with the increase in demand for electricity, and this is expected to get worse.
According to Marchetta, in 2020 there will be about 100 GW of new solar capacity installed across Italy, with the largest number of projects being in the western and southern regions.
In the northern and western regions, he said, the number of PV projects is increasing every year, but there are still around 3 GW of PV in operation in the whole country.
The problem is that, for every additional GW installed, the capacity needs to be increased, and even though this is a natural phenomenon, it can be hard to get developers to build a new project.
Marchetta is concerned about the future.
“In the last five years, solar has become very important.
We are building more solar panels than we are generating electricity.
The increase in the use of solar has not been enough, and we are in a situation where we are not able to adapt to the demand,” he said.
For the solar panels,