McIntyre, Maureen
January 2007
Solar Today;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views regarding the solar energy industry. She views solar technologies as local and practical, and identifies some of the issues in the industry which include cost-effectiveness and environmental impacts. She also mentions some of the solar professionals that she has worked with, emphasizing their ability to promote the vision of a sustainable energy future while remaining grounded in the present realities.


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