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Old 01-06-2008, 04:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to the Solar Century http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com...solar-century/

Until a few years ago the suggestion that solar power might provide the answer to the intertwined problems of long term energy security and climate change would have been dismissed as a pipedream. The high cost of solar cells, their inefficiency in converting the sun’s rays into electricity and the lack of state investment or assistance for renewable energy start-ups meant there was little hope.


Does anyone have any information on the "new research" that PV for home use is generates more greenhouse gases than the energy it offsets?


And I totally didn't realize the solar program in Germany - that's really cool
Where is this new research? Is it because of the "redundant systems" that are installed to support a decentralized solar system? I keep thinking that once solar gets rolling, the energy inputs could come from a solar power plant.

I'm just happy that billions of solar cats are finally being listened to!!!!!

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