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Ashok, S. 2007. "Optimised model for community-based hybrid energy system." Renewable Energy 32:1155-1164. [PDF

Behr, Peter. 2011. "Can the U.S. Government Help Domestic Solar Companies Compete? Companies are in the process of building a more competitive solar power industry, where the United States is a decided underdog. Can the government help?" (Part 1 of 4.) Scientific American 31 January.

Chow, T.T. 2010. "A Review on Photovoltaic/Thermal Hybrid Solar Technology." Applied Energy 87(2):365-379.

Chow, T.T., G.N. Tiwari, and C. Menezo. 2012. "Hybrid Solar: A Review on Photovoltaic and Thermal Power Integration." International Journal of Photoenergy 2012:307287.

CommodityOnline. 2010. "Ambitious N. Africa Solar Plans, Export to Europe." CommodityOnline 26 March.

Cox, William John. 2011. "The Race for Space-Solar Energy." Truthout 30 April.

Dauer, Ulrike. 2009. "Sahara Solar-Power Consortium's Plans Advance." The Wall Street Journal 30 October.

DeGroat, Kevin, Joseph Morabito, Terry Peterson, and Greg P. Smestad. 2009. "Systems Analysis and Recommendations for R&D and Accelerated Deployment of Solar Energy." Year of Energy 2009, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, 1 November.

Delucchi Mark A. and Mark Z. Jacobson. 2010. "Providing all Global Energy with Wind, Water, and Solar Power, Part II: Reliability, System and Transmission Costs, and Policies." Energy Policy 31 December.  [abstract]  [PDF]  [part 1 (PDF) [related article by authors]  [news story by National Geographic]  [related news story[Jacobson debates nuclear vs. renewable energy with Stewart Brand on TED Talks]

Denholma, Paul and Robert M. Margolis. 2008. "Land-use Requirements and the Per-capita Solar Footprint for Photovoltaic Generation in the United States." Energy Policy 36(9):3531-3543.                                                 

Desertec. n.d. The European Union’s Desertec Solar Energy from the Sahara Project. Website, Desertec Foundation, Hamburg, Germany. [PDF]

EPIA. 2011. Solar Generation 6. Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Empowering the World. European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) and Greenpeace International. [PDF] [related video]

Fthenakis, Vasilis, James E. Mason, and Ken Zweibel. 2009. "The Technical, Geographical, and Economic Feasibility of Solar Energy to Supply the Energy Needs of the US." Energy Policy 37:387-399. [PDF]

Jacobson, Mark Z. and Mark A. Delucchi. 2009. "A Plan to Power 100 Percent of the Planet with Renewables. Wind, water and solar technologies can provide 100 percent of the world's energy, eliminating all fossil fuels." Scientific American November. [PDF]  [interactive website] [Jacobson debates nuclear vs. renewable energy with Stewart Brand on TED Talks]

Jacobson, Mark Z. and Mark A. Delucchi. 2010. "Providing all Global Energy with Wind, Water, and Solar Power, Part I: Technologies, Energy Resources, Quantities and Areas of Infrastructure, and Materials." Energy Policy 30 December. [PDF] [part 2 (PDF)[related article by authors] [news story in National Geographic[Jacobson debates nuclear vs. renewable energy with Stewart Brand on TED Talks]

Jacobson, Mark Z., Mark A. Delucchi, Zack A.F. Bauer, Savannah C. Goodman, William E. Chapman, Mary A. Cameron, Cedric Bozonnat, Liat Chobadi, Hailey A. Clonts, Peter Enevoldsen, Jenny R. Erwin, Simone N. Fobi, Owen K. Goldstrom, Eleanor M. Hennessy, Jingyi Liu, Jonathan Lo, Clayton B. Meyer, Sean B. Morris, Kevin R. Moy, Patrick L. O’Neill, Ivalin Petkov, Stephanie Redfern, Robin Schucker, Michael A. Sontag, Jingfan Wang, Eric Weiner, and Alexander S. Yachanin. 2017. "100% Clean and Renewable Wind, Water, and Sunlight All-Sector Energy Roadmaps for 139 Countries of the World." Joule 6 September. [PDF] [news summary]

Jeffries, Barney with Editors Stephan Singer and Jean-Philippe Denruyter. 2011. The Energy Report: 100% Renewable Energy by 2050. World Wildlife Fund International, Gland. [news report]

Kraemer, Susan. 2009. "Half a Trillion Dollars to Build Huge Desertec Plan?" CleanTechnica 22 June.

Lovejoy, Derek. 1996. "Are there Limits to Growth? The Need for a Transition to a Solar-based  Economy." Natural Resource Forum 20(1):73-77. [PDF]

Mechanic, Michael. 2008. Power Q&A: Joe Romm. The author of The Hype About Hydrogen on the absurdity of electric pencil sharpeners, why concentrated solar thermal is promising, and which stocks he'd invest a million dollars in. Mother Jones 21 April.

Pimentel, David (ed.). 2008. Biofuels, Solar and Wind as Renewable Energy Systems: Benefits and Risks. Springer, Dordrecht. [PDF]

Roberts, David. 2011c. "The Gobsmackingly Gargantuan Challenge of Shifting to Clean Energy." Grist 11 February.

Roberts, David. 2013. "Solar panels could destroy U.S. utilities, according to U.S. utilities." Grist  10 April.

Romm, Joseph J. 2008b. "The Technology that Will Save Humanity. The solar energy you haven't heard of is the one best suited to generate clean electricity for generations to come." Salon 14 April.

Schwartzman, David and Peter Schwartzman. 2013. "A Rapid Solar Transition is not only Possible, it is Imperative!" African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development 5(4):297-302. [PDF]

Strickland, Eliza. 2009. "Europe’s Plan to Draw Solar Power From the Sahara Moves Ahead." Discover 2 November. [related PDF]

Trieb, Franz, Christoph Schillings, Stefan Kronshage, Dr. Uwe Klann, Dr. Peter Viebahn, Nadine May, Regina Wilde, Christian Paul, Malek Kabariti, Abdelaziz Bennouna, Hani El Nokraschy, Samir Hassan, Laila Georgy Yussef, Tewfik Hasni, Nasir El Bassam, and Honorat Satoguina. 2005. Concentrating Solar Power for the Mediterranean Region. Final Report. German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Technical Thermodynamics, Section Systems Analysis and Technology Assessment. Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Stuttgart, Germany. [PDF]

Tsao, Jeff, Nate Lewis, and George Crabtree (eds.). 2006. "Solar FAQs." Unpublished White Paper, Working Draft Version 20 April 2006. [PDF]

US EIA. 2010. Solar Thermal Collector Manufacturing Activities 2009. U.S. Energy Information Administration (US EIA), U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. [PDF] [news story]

Vaughn, Kelly. 2010. "Getting Solar Power off the Sidelines and into the Game." GreenBiz.com 17 June. 

Wasserman, Harvey F. 2006. SOLARTOPIA! Our Green-Powered Earth, A.D. 2030. harveywasserman.com. ["From Ecotopia to Solartopi: A Visionary Conversation", Wasserman speaks with Ecotopia author, Ernest Callenbach

Zweibel, Ken, James Mason, and Vasilis Fthenakis. 2008. "A Solar Grand Plan: By 2050 Solar Power Could End U.S. Dependence on Foreign Oil and Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions." Scientific American 298(January):64-73. [PDF] [related short video]

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