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Tracking clouds to predict solar bounty

Solar energy is attractive compared to traditional sources, but it’s not always predictable. Scientists in Hawaii and California are working on this problem, developing sensor systems to track solar irradiance, cloud cover, water vapor,and CO2, which affect how much sunlight reaches solar cells.

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