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Solar Power Research

NPR's David Kestenbaum reports on a promising form of solar energy which uses a mirror, a glass pipe, and a kind of oil to produce electricity that costs about five cents a kilowatt- hour. It's being researched now, but the new budget from the Bush administration would cut its funding.

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