German solar power plants are now able to produce electricity equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity, enough to meet a third of its electricity needs on a work day, Friday, and nearly half on Saturday when factories and offices are closed.
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Surface area of the Earth required to power the world with zero carbon emissions, using solar power alone
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Major discovery from MIT primed to unleash solar revolution: Scientists mimic essence of plants’ energy storage system
In a revolutionary leap that could transform solar power from a marginal, boutique alternative into a mainstream energy source, MIT researchers have overcome a major barrier to large-scale solar power: storing energy for use when the sun doesn’t shine.