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The exponential growth of solar energy

The distributed and digital nature of photovoltaic solar energy is going to have profound social and economic effects as its adoption gets wider thanks to exponentially decreasing costs. Our society is strongly shaped by our energy sources. When we only had human or animal muscle power available, our societies were slave based: if I had …

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Solar energy gaining exposure

Solutions to important, complex problems often self selct through economic pressures, so it is natural that alternative energy sources become viable as the traditional ones price themselves out of the reach of their consumers. CNET News.com is reporting that Google founders have invested in