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See Editorial, page 805Reported and written by Quirin Schiermeier, Jeff Tollefson, Tony Scully, Alexandra Witze and Oliver Morton.

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Schiermeier, Q., Tollefson, J., Scully, T. et al. Energy alternatives: Electricity without carbon. Nature 454, 816–823 (2008).

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