Solar Power Seeks a Place in the Sun

Solar electricity has three problems,only available during the day,panels are expensive and areas where it's needed are poor.

Published: 13-Dec-2000

LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Why do we burn oil and split the atom at great risk to the planet when enough clean solar energy to power the world for 27 years falls from the sky every day?

Three reasons really:

1. A daytime-only motor car with a roof the size of a swimming pool has limited market potential.

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