solar mirrorsSolar power was first developed in the US a half century ago. Now industry leaders are on the road to make the case that solar is finally ready to compete against nuclear power, natural gas, and coal.

Solar costs have fallen sharply in the last few years, because of increased production and technological advances. “Solar is ramping down in cost where it is competitive with all these other forms of energy,” said Thomas Dinwoodie, the founder of SunPower, the second largest US solar company.

(READ the story in the Guardian)