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Here Comes the Sun: The Government Discovers Solar Energy

On "Sun Day", May 3 1978, nationwide rallies celebrated the vast potential of solar energy. Millions of Americans were exposed to a media barrage on solar power, and for the first time many were able to see equipment ranging from solar cookers to windmills capable of producing electricity.


At the heart of the energy industry are the giant multinational corporations. At the present time, seven international oil companies (Standard Oil of New Jersey, Texaco, California Standard, Gulf, Mobil, Shell and British Petroleum), five of them U.S. based, dominate the international oil markets, controlling ⅔ of the...