29 Jul '18, 4pm

The Case For Solar As A Way To Reduce Our Reliance On Foreign Energy - Solar Industry

Wartime technologies have always had a habit of working their way into post-war civilian applications – everything from microwaves to GPS to the internet, drones, jet engines, duct tape and super glue, to name a few. These are high-end and seemingly simple technologies that have not only advanced an armed force’s success in any given conflict but also have provided a means of mitigating risk, cutting costs and saving lives. Examples stemming from the Iraq War are recent advances made in solar technology and solar energy storage, as well as new critical ways of looking at how solar energy can ultimately reduce America’s reliance on foreign sources of energy – a reliance that, strategically speaking, has far too often resulted in armed conflict to protect America’s overseas oil interests either directly or indirectly. Tactically speaking, there are newfound and ongoing conve...

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