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Goals for New Solar Technology - Future Tools for Sustainability: 1. Minimize system cost (e.g.

reflect sunlight off 500 square feet of mirrors into a one foot aperture); 2. Enable owners / local trades to make and erect parts and systems using primarily hand tools; 3. Have systems replace the energy invested in <6 months, money invested in <8 years; 4. Design installations that last 30 years powering themselves; and 5. Cogenerate both heat and power, utilizing 80% of sunlight available (remote solar plants <15%). Today we can already do 1 - 4 in our backyard, but reproducing systems and # 5 will require communities. What can you do? Make opportunities for sunlight to replace burning gas, oil and coal. Solar panels are just a beginning.