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How Fast Can Small Grow? The Case for Solar Power

How Fast Can Small Grow? The Case for Solar Power

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How Fast Can Small Grow? The Case for Solar Power

 
 

Fri, April 17, 2015; 10:00 - 11:15
Location: SBS, Lecture Theatre 5

From 2010 to 2013, development of wind and solar energy represented 30 percent of new capacity in the U.S. With costs falling dramatically these new technologies are knocking on the door of cost parity with fossil fuels. Germany generates 27 percent of its electricity from non-hydro renewable sources and Denmark, more than 40 percent. In 2013, China installed 12,000 megawatts of new solar power, 50 percent more than the previous world record and India is committing to follow suit. How will this tip the balance of power in the developing—and developed world—for the better?

 

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