Himalayas could become the Saudi Arabia of solar

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NEPAL : le Dhaulagiri, septième plus haute montagne du monde, dans l’Himalaya, à environ 200 kilomètres à l’ouest de Katmandou. C’est l’un des destinations toursistiques les plus visitées du Népal. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA

Kotaro Kawajiri at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology mapped solar irradiance across the globe in collaboration with colleagues in Japan. They found that some of the highest levels of sunlight can be found in the Himalayas and the Andes: at altitude, less light is lost to the atmosphere. Newscientist

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