Shining the light on solar power

Shining the light on solar power

There are 1 comment on the The Economist story from Feb 26, 2014, titled Shining the light on solar power. In it, The Economist reports that:

AMERICANS worry about carbon dioxide emissions. But they should also lose sleep over the renewable energy sources that help limit them.

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La Quinta, CA

#1 Feb 26, 2014
". Last year Australia installed three gigawatts of solar photovoltaic energy projects mainly on rooftops. South Australia leads the way: 25% of its dwellings have solar power. "

This project has no heat storage incorporated into its design. So you would do better to have installed a 4KW peak solar PV system on the roofs of 140,000 homes instead of this plant that cannot be used as a base load or spinning generation source.

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