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Growing crops on solar farms: Scientists model a win-win situation

A new model for solar farms that "co-locates" crops and solar panels could result in a harvest of valuable biofuel plants along with solar...

Is there really such thing as affordable solar?

It's time to stop thinking of solar energy as a boutique source of power, says Joshua Pearce. Sure, solar only generates about 1 percent of the electricity in the US. But that will change in a few years, says Pearce, an associate professor of electric...

Solar power much cheaper to produce than most analysts realize

The public is being kept in the dark about the viability of solar photovoltaic energy, according to a study conducted at Queen's University. "Many analysts project a higher cost for solar photovoltaic energy because they don't consider recent technolo...

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