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Solar

What if you could be part of a conversation of experts in this field?

Only Part of the Solution!

Join our experts, Professor David Officer, Associate Professor Attila Mozer and Dr Andrew Nattestad as they discuss the role solar can play in the Terawatt challenge.

To reiterate, the aim of the Terawatt challenge is to provide enough electricity to meet the needs of a growing population.

We’ve discussed some of the pros and cons of using solar to meet the Terawatt challenge. What happens at night time? Or on cloudy days? Should we connect to the grid or maintain smaller household power supplies? Do we build an international grid of solar panels for 24/7 access to the sun?

There are obviously many questions that don’t have definitive answers at this stage. Who knows what the future of solar generation will look like? What role do batteries play in how effective solar will be at meeting the Terawatt challenge?


Your Turn

  • What solar generation projects or initiatives are happening in your area?

  • How can you get involved with these initiatives?

Share your findings in the comment section.


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