William Grylls Adams

Photovoltaic Dreaming 1875–1905: First Attempts At Commercializing PV

Photovoltaic dreaming, our fifth entry on solar power commercialization in our CleanTechnica miniseries celebrating the UN’s 2015 Year of Light, is based on physicist John Perlin’s writings in his book Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy. Perlin’s work is the only book that has thoroughly chronicled the development and application of solar throughout … [continued]