Check out the President’s Weekly Address: A Solar Recovery. As part of the explosion of Recovery Act projects this summer and as a move towards a clean energy future, the President announces nearly $2 billion in conditional commitments to key solar companies.
Isn’t the basic solar energy technology similar to what is was when I attended “Sun Day” in 1978? Hasn’t every other technology evolved geometrically since that time (e.g. 8-track tapes to IPods). Why can’t the US take the lead on this and help the economy and the environment?