Solar tech could compete with fossil fuels in near future

Solar power is key to renewable energy!Solar technologies have been slowly embraced due to some of their limiting factors: inefficency and lack of adequate storage space.

But Futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts that we will all be using a lot more solar energy and less fossil fuels in the near future:

Kurzweil, together with Google co-founder Larry Page, concluded that solar energy technology is improving at such a rate that it will soon be able to compete with fossil fuels.

Kurzweil believes that the technology are following the “Law of accelerating returns” which says technological development increases exponentially.  We here at can’t pretend to understand exactly why that is, so do yourself a favor and read the article – our sustainable future may depend on it:

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