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Solar Power Just Might Save the Greek Economy: However, there is another way out of Greece's economic woes: incr...

Solar Power Just Might Save the Greek Economy: However, there is another way out of Greece's economic woes: incr...

Greece needs to boost its economy. Back in February, Greece caved in to pressure from the EU to cut 15,000 public sector jobs by the end of this year. However, there is another way out of Greece’s economic woes : increasing renewable energy , namely solar energy. Last week, Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos spoke about the Greek government’s plans to produce 100 percent green electricity by 2050. Papademos said green energy investment is a “national priority” to boost the economy. Greece wants to become the EU’s largest green energy exporter through Project Helios. The plans include increasing Greek solar power production from 206 megawatts (MW) in 2010 to 2.2 gigawatts (GW) by 2020, and up to 10 GW by 2050. The government hopes the plans will attract up to 20 billion euros ($27 billion) of investment. Although Project Helios would be expensive to implement, it would re...

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