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episode five Solar

segment one : THE POWER OF THE SUN

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Songs are written about it. Symbols are based on it. Even newspapers are named after it. And why not? This bad boy is hot.

The sun. It gives us heat, light, food and the air we breathe. But have you ever thought about just how powerful it really is or the potential scale of what it can do for us? GE is turning the world's oldest energy resource into its newest one through their latest solar panel innovation. Watch and find out how much energy the sun can produce and what it means for our future.

segment two : CAROUSOLAR

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It may be an old-fashioned carousel from the 1920's, but it's powered by some of GE's most futuristic ecomagination technology.

If you were lucky enough to head to SXSW 2011, you probably laid your eyes on this awesome display of light and color. GE's Carousolar is an all-white traditional carousel powered by 100 of GE's 80-watt ‘thin film’ solar panels. And to top it off, it's lit up by GE's cool and colorful LED lights. Check out our awesome time lapse video and watch it go from day to night.

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