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The Sun supplies the Earth with enough light and heat to cover humanity’s energy demand several times. But to fully use it we have to overcome two crucial obstacles: make solar power cheap enough to compete with fossil energy and send it over long distances to the consumption centres. Acting at the request of the… » read more

The leading Norwegian manufacturer of photovoltaic cells and panels expects PV power generation costs to decline to only 8 cents/kWh as of 2010, provided installations benefit from at least 1800 hours/year of sunshine. That is the case in the countries around the Mediterranean, the southern parts of the USA, India, China, Australia […] Original post… » read more

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