Story: Wind and solar power

Solar-power panel, Antarctica

Solar-power panel, Antarctica

New Zealand scientists working in Antarctica rely on solar panels such as this to power some of their field equipment. The photograph was taken at Cape Hallett, a small ice-free area in North Victoria Land.

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Photograph by Gus McAllister and Rachel Brown

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Veronika Meduna, 'Wind and solar power - Solar energy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Veronika Meduna, published 12 Jun 2006