Sir: It is common cause that not long ago solar energy was riding high. A new dawn had broken and the sun stood high in the blue skies everywhere from Africa to Arizona. The prospect of a bright, sustainable and clean energy future seemed at hand. Rooftops were being occupied from Germany to Germiston. Before one knew it, people were talking and tweeting renewable, REFIT and REIPPP and a host of other acronyms as if they were second nature… (more)