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Personal Solar Panel Options

Most Solar Users Don't Care About The Planet as reported by Beth Buczynski, March 28, 2012 at Care2.com See block below.
But, Solar Power options for Kenya outback - or for camping in Canada - or backup for power failures at home are essential and charished at almost any cost!

US Statistics on Solar Users

Most Solar Users Don't Care About The Planet
by Beth Buczynski, March 28, 2012

I saw this on Care2 and thought you'd like it as well. Care2 is the largest and most trusted information and action site for people who care to make a difference in their lives and the world.

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Commercial Solar Options

August 12, 2012 NYTimes:
The Secret to Solar Power
By JEFF HIMMELMAN

The future of solar belongs to whoever can convince consumers that it’s not just for tree-huggers and rich people.

When we burn coal, gas or oil, we are simply harnessing an archived version of that same energy from the sun, stored in plant and animal life, compacted and preserved under the earth’s crust. As Kennedy puts it in his passionate but rational way: “Think about it this way. We’re killing people in foreign lands in order to extract 200-million-year-old sunlight. Then we burn it . . . in order to boil water to create steam to drive a turbine to generate electricity. We frack our own backyards and pollute our rivers, or we blow up our mountaintops just miles from our nation’s capital for an hour of electricity, when we could just take what’s falling free from the sky.”  (Read More)

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NYT BUSINESS DAY   | December 29, 2011
In Solar Power, India Begins Living Up to Its Own Ambitions
By VIKAS BAJAJ
Two years ago, India said it would drastically increase its use of solar power by 2020. Many analysts said it couldn't be done. Now they aren't so sure.  Read More

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