Earning curve: The sun

Estimated value of global solar power industry, 2010 £20bn

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

UK spend on suntan lotion, p.a. £146m

Judy Naake, founder, St Tropez fake tans, wealth £45m

Antonio Banderas, Police sunglasses endorsement £1.5m

Solar physicist, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, p.a. £29k-£34k

Deckchair attendant, Blackpool beach, per hour £5.94.

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