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Solar Islands

Video of Solar Islands — a concept by CSEM, Switzerland (www.csem.ch) Large-scale solar power plants can also harness the sun’s energy from deserts. Where smaller countries cannot spare land for solar energy plants, they may be able to place them offshore (see Green Power Island).  Smaller scale or domestic solar water heating can be accomplished […]

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Power the Future: Harnessing energy from the sun-baked deserts

With fossil fuel reserves depleting at a rate not many would have imagined in the past, the oil of the 21st century is definitely not what’s buried deep within the earth, but it’s something that falls on the surface as sunshine. Some researchers opine that the earth receives more energy from the sun in just […]

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