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The Potential of Solar Power

Megawatt-generating solar power plants are springing up in the southwestern United States. Could now barren desert lands turn into a major source of energy? As more individuals add solar panels to their homes and businesses, how much energy will solar technology be able to provide?


Frederick Morse, senior advisor for the U.S., Abengoa Solar

David Mills, chairman, founder and chief research officer of Ausra Incorporated

Mark Mehos, program manager of Concentrating Solar Power Program, DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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