High electricity prices juice demand for rooftop solar panels

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  • High electricity prices this winter have powered demand for rooftop solar panels, reports Swedish Radio, as homeowners look for ways to rein in energy costs.

  • During November and December, the number of requests to connect solar panel systems to the electric grid almost tripled.

  • Jonas Gustafsson installs solar panels in southern Sweden and described the market as "bananas" right now.