Includes bibliographical references (page 221) and index.
The inevitability of solar energy. -- A new path on the horizon. -- Past to the present. -- A brief history of energy. -- An unsustainable status quo. -- The field of alternatives. -- Solar energy. -- Future transformations. -- Modern electric utility economics. -- The emergence of distributed economics. -- Solar electricity in the real world. -- A promising destination. -- Tools for acceleration. -- Facing the inevitable. -- Appendix: Energy and electricity measurements.
"In Solar Revolution, fund manager and former corporate buyout specialist Travis Bradford argues - on the basis of standard business and economic forecasting models - that over the next two decades solar energy will increasingly become the best and cheapest choice for most electricity and energy applications. Solar Revolution outlines the path by which the transition to solar technology and sustainable energy practices will occur."--Jacket.