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Not so exotic: Solar power for the Seventies

January 4, 1974

Even though President Richard Nixon didn't mention solar energy once in his outline of "Project Independence," there's a lot of solar energy around, and working solar equipment exists today. If the U.S. were really determined to introduce solar energy in the 1970s, it could be done.

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Not so exotic: Solar power for the Seventies
Even though President Richard Nixon didn't mention solar energy once in his outline of "Project Independence," there's a lot of solar energy around, and working solar equipment exists today. If the U.S. were really determined to introduce solar energy in the 1970s, it could be done.

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