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FIGURE 7.2 (a) U.S. share of global patenting. SOURCE: Reprinted, with permission, from Andersson, B.A., and S. Jacobsson. 2000. Monitoring and assessing technology choice: The case of solar cells. Energy Policy 28(2000):1037-1049. (b) U.S. share of global PV cell module market and production. SOURCE: Le, Minh, Chief Engineer, Solar Energy Technologies Program, U.S. Department of Energy. 2011. “The SunShot Program—The Great Solar Race: The Apollo Mission of our Times.” Presentation to the NRC Committee on Harnessing Light: Capitalizing on Optical Science Trends and Challenges for Future Research, February 24, 2011.



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