30 Aug '12, 4pm

How Much Solar Power is Available to Us? | Sustainablog

… for half the day, when the weather is clear … Solar is a great supplement but until we get longer term storage in the gW range we will still need base load electric generation, which right now is coal, oil, gas, or nuclear. There is not an easy solution, but slowly we can curb our base load need, but I don’t see us ever eliminating it.

Full article: http://sustainablog.org/2012/08/how-much-solar-power-does...

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nrel.gov 25 Aug '12, 4pm

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