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Despite the strong carbon-friendly signals emanating from the Trump administration, so far the Department of Energy continues to support a long-shot initiative known as Photovoltaics Research and Development 2. The goal is so lofty -- bringing solar power cost down to 3 cents per kilowatt hour -- that it's considered unattractive for private industry and includes such ambitious gambles as MIT's project to replace silicon with graphene in solar cells.

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