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Editorial: NJ must heat up solar industry

DAILY RECORD – Even in the heart of winter we can appreciate the fundamental value of solar energy, a renewable, clean energy source with the potential to be far more abundant than anything generated by fossil fuels.

But the ability to successfully tap into that power on a vast scale remains a bit of a mystery. Is it environmentally beneficial to clear-cut forests in making way for massive solar farms, for instance, as Six Flags wants to do in Jackson? Even more complex are the cost-benefit scenarios involved in convincing homeowners and businesses to accommodate solar arrays on rooftops and other areas …

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