What is the going rate for a kilogram of sunlight?

March 2010
Green Left Weekly;3/31/2010, Issue 832, p6
The article reports on the new 200 megawatt (MW) baseload power station called Bayswater B approved by the New South Wales government on March 3, 2010 to be built adjacent to Bayswater power station in the Hunter Valley. It cites that the power station will be built by the private sector, and may be fueled by either natural gas or coal according to the government. It mentions that the Hunter Valley is home to massive deposits of cheap fossil fuels.


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