Green France: Macron bans Fracking and welcomes US renewables Scientists fleeing Trump | Informed Comment

Posted: June 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

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The French government wants to steal increasingly unemployed US green energy scientists, who are being systematically defunded by the Trump administration.

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By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – The French government wants to steal increasingly unemployed US green energy …

Source: Green France: Macron bans Fracking and welcomes US renewables Scientists fleeing Trump | Informed Comment

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  1. Kenneth T. says:

    As much as I want renewables, I can’t help but wonder just how are those panels made, in the first place?
    I’ve used solar power in the past AND will again, in the future (possibly even a wind turbine).

  2. Good question, Kenneth. PVCS are made from the same silicon oxide semiconductors that run our computers. Apparently they melt sand and insert a “seed” to ensure the new crystals form exactly the way they want them to: http://www.ti.com/corp/docs/manufacturing/howchipmade.shtml

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