Our biggest sources of energy today are also big sources of carbon dioxide, which is causing climate change. Bill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, said it will take an “energy miracle” to tackle climate change and meet our energy needs in the coming decades.
Could the energy miracle come from future solar power technology?
Harnessing the sun’s rays to produce electricity has appeal but there are still major barriers. This week we look at forward-thinking efforts to make solar power affordable and efficient.
Have you taken steps to either get off the power grid or supplement your home’s energy needs in some way? We would love to hear your stories in the comments below.