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The History Of Solar

The History Of Solar

There is a lot in his new book to marvel at even if you recently read his old 2,500-year history of solar. The thing that probably impressed me the most was his coverage of the old Arthur D. Little study recommending that the US government promote solar power around 1980, when Ronald Reagan took office. Those of you who have been in the solar sector, especially in the US, for a long time have probably heard countless stories about all the terrible things the Reagan administration did to the fledgling solar sector when he came into office. The Arthur D. Little study is a big part of that story, perhaps the biggest. No, you can’t download it as a PDF online. The Reagan administration had every copy of it they could find destroyed.

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