10 Nov '11, 12pm

About Solar Energy / Why Solar Energy

About Solar Energy / Why Solar Energy

Technology improvements and policies to promote research, development, and installation of solar have resulted in tremendous drops in the cost of solar power over the past several years. Even WITHOUT taking important health and safety costs (note that a Harvard study concluded in 2011 that the health costs of coal in the U.S. are $500 billion a year), environmental costs, reliability costs, and other social costs into account, solar is already cost-competitive with traditional energy options like coal and nuclear energy.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/11/10/about-solar-energy-wh...

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