Predicting the future is a fool’s errand—after all, who could have imagined the internet fifty years ago, and the many ways it’s upended commerce, finance, the workplace, and all those seemingly immutable mainstays of yesteryear. Still, someone’s got to do it: here’s our look at some technological innovations coming down the pike.
Environmentally safe and economically smart.
Meet Stanford University's *massive* new solar farm!
Someone tell Kermit that its more efficient being green.
Solar energy now costs less than one-third of what it cost five years ago.
Elon Musk has a new project in the offing—and, no, it doesn’t involve Mars. This one is more prosaic, not to say more immediately realizable: it’s nothing less than to create a fully self-contained “energy ecosystem.” It’ll mean each man’s home is not just his castle, but is also his self-sufficient, sustainable power-generation plant.
New facility boasts 2.5 million individual solar panels.
Your car's windshield or roof could be getting a high-tech upgrade.
Is it enough to finalize the SolarCity acquisition?
These spinning solar cells are unbelievably efficient.
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