10/06/2010 02:23 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

G24 Innovations Builds First Wind-Powered Solar Panel Factory

From solar panels creating e-waste to ttoxic by-products created by the solar industry, it's clear that even though power generated from the sun beats coal any day of the week, there's no such thing as consequence-free energy. And then of course there is the age-old debate about the embodied energy of solar panels. Now one UK company is hoping to lessen these concerns, creating the world's first wind-powered solar panel factory. I'm kind of amazed nobody has done it before.

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