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970 Trillion kWh of Energy Every Day

8/20/2008 1:56:02 PM

Tags: solar, renewable energy

Every day, 970 trillion kilowatt hours of energy strikes the Earth in the form of sunlight. It's long past time we started using more of it. That's the message of "Hail: The Return of the Sun," the dramatic short movie you can watch below. The movie was produced by Solon, a German-based solar energy company with an edge (the company's slogan is "Don't leave the planet to the stupid").




For more information about the movie, and to see the longer version (with an introduction), click the link below.

Hail: The Return of the Sun 


John Rockhold is a green car enthusiast and Contributing Editor for MOTHER EARTH NEWS. Find him on .



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