Julia joined Solar Media in July 2012 after spending a year backpacking around the world. She has an honours degree in Ancient History and has five years of editorial experience gained from business intelligence firms Textiles Intelligence and Datamonitor. Outside of the solar world, she has a keen interest in travel and languages.

LADWP finalises 150MW solar FiT programme

Chile green-lighted 206MW of PV capacity in April

Japan installed 1.6GW of PV from April 2012 to February 2013

SwissINSO adds colour to building-integrated solar

In a 24 hour whirlwind trip to Switzerland, I visited the headquarters of technology start-up firm SwissINSO, where I was able to see first hand the development of a new technology that is set to bring more colour to the PV market, specifically the BIPV and solar thermal sector.