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World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

August 1st, 2013 | by Earth Policy Institute

The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs of nearly 70 million people at the European level of use.


Lunar Solar Power: Pipe Dream or Salvation in a Beam?

July 27th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Physicist David Criswell, director of the Institute for Space Systems Operations at the University of Houston, has spent the last four decades evangelizing for a novel energy solution: solar power from the moon.


A Chinese T. Boone Pickens?

March 2nd, 2009 | by ebalkan

Hong Kong tycoon Stanley Ho is most famous in business for his vast and infamous casino empire and unofficial title



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