By Emily Schwartz Greco
It dawned on Thomas Edison that sunshine could drive both his inventions and his friend Henry Ford’s horseless carriages.
“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy,” he told Ford and Harvey Firestone, another enterprising inventor. “What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”
It’s starting to look like Edison’s wish could come true. Continue reading–>