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35% More (Solar) Power

This futuristic-looking glass orb harnesses 35% more of the Sun’s energy than now-familiar solar panels. A rotating glass orb focuses concentrated sunlight onto a small surface of solar panels, while tracking the sun’s position in the sky. This is an aesthetically pleasing example of the possibilities of the future of solar power, and an example of the potential harmony between technology and nature that author Christian Schwägerl describes in our newest title: The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Planet.

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