Bill Gross of Idealab Talks About his Dream of Cheap Solar Power at TED


Bill Gross Speaks About His Solar Passion
This is an older TED Talk video filmed in 2003 (not fro the TED conference going on right now), but it was just posted online and unless you attended TED in 2003, it's probably new to you. In the video, Bill talks about his life as "an inventor, starting with his high-school company selling solar energy plans and kits" and his dream of making solar power cheap and abundant.Sending Messages Using Solar Panels
Below is a video (which we posted about here) of eSolar employees wishing a happy birthday to Bill Gross using the computer-controlled tracking motors that allow the solar cells to stay turned toward the sun. Pretty cool!

Via TED


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