Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group, Is Fascinated by the Rise of Solar Power

A year ago, Necker was announced as the ‘demo island’ in the Carbon War Room Ten Island Renewable Challenge, in which Caribbean islands are attempting to end their reliance on fossil fuels. For this year’s Earth Day,  a major step forward was taken in that challenge. A new solar energy system consisting of 1232 photovoltaic solar panels in the array was turned on and the system has been running at 100kW to retain electrical grid stability until batteries are installed.

Get an insight into Sir Branson’s thoughts on the potential of solar power as he shares his passion for this solar panel array on his private island. Read more here.