TITLE

Jump-Starting Solar Energy

AUTHOR(S)
Bourzac, Katherine
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Technology Review;Mar2007, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an article published in the 1973 issue of "Technology Review" about the potential of solar energy to transform the energy landscape of the U.S. The U.S. government was prompted to invest in the development of a viable and reliable solar energy system due to the decision of the members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to raise prices by 70 percent. The article by Walter E. Morrow Jr. offered an economic analysis of the potential of solar energy to reduce the dependence of the U.S. and foreign oil. However, the potential of solar energy remains unfulfilled.
ACCESSION #
24424426

 

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