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Severe Chinese Air Pollution Cuts Solar Energy Potential As Much As 35%

October 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

China is currently on track to install close to 50 GW worth of solar energy in 2017, nearly half of total global demand, but new research from Princeton University has concluded that China's severe air pollution is "significantly reducing" the country's solar energy output because the pollution is blocking light from the sun reaching solar installations. 

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