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The switch

Author: Chris Goodall
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2016.
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AHow will the world be powered in ten years' time? Not by fossil fuels. Energy experts are all saying the same thing: solar photovoltaics (PV) is our future. Reports from universities, investment banks, international institutions and large investors agree. It's not about whether the switch from fossil fuels to solar power will happen, but -- The Switch provides a positive solution to the climate change crisis, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goodall, Chris.
Switch : How solar, storage and new tech means cheap power for all.
London : Profile Books, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Goodall
ISBN: 9781782832485 1782832483
OCLC Number: 953656187
Notes: "How solar, storage and new tech means cheap power for all"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (175 pages : illustrations)
Contents: About the author; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction: Cheap solar changes everything; Chapter 1: Inevitable solar: the experience curve; Chapter 2: Predictions and the global switch; Chapter 3: New generation solar advances; Chapter 4: When the sun doesn't shine; Chapter 5: Demand and supply; Chapter 6: Battery power; Chapter 7: Storing energy as gas or liquids; Epilogue: Some conclusions; Appendix: Figures and terms; Thanks; Images; Index; A note on references.
Responsibility: Chris Goodall.

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AHow will the world be powered in ten years' time? Not by fossil fuels. Energy experts are all saying the same thing: solar photovoltaics (PV) is our future. Reports from universities, investment banks, international institutions and large investors agree. It's not about whether the switch from fossil fuels to solar power will happen, but -- The Switch provides a positive solution to the climate change crisis, and looks to a brighter future ahead.

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