“Every five days, the sun provides the Earth with as much energy as all proven supplies of oil, coal, and natural gas. If humanity could capture just one 6,000th of Earth’s available solar energy, we’d be able to meet 100 percent of our energy needs. And today, we are riding a tremendous wave of advancements in both solar panel efficiency and novel methods of expanding surface area coverage.

Meanwhile, the cost of solar continues to plummet, as this year’s price per watt of solar energy averaged around $3…”

Read More: https://singularityhub.com/2019/08/09/the-age-of-solar-energy-abundance-is-well-on-its-way/