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Solar panels on half the world’s roofs could meet its entire electricity demand – new research

A worker is installing solar panels onto a roof. They will be more accessible for more people.

Siddharth Joshi

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Remote regions could use rooftop solar panels and gain access to more electricity. Image: MariaGodfrida/Pixabay

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