Back in the1970s, when people started talking about clean energy as a response to dependency on foreign oil, it was difficult to imagine that clean energy would become mainstream, mass-produced and affordable. The technology and infrastructure for wide-scale adoption did not exist - a substantial barrier for all but the most committed.
Well, it’s a whole new world. Groundbreaking advances in technology have profoundly changed the way we use phones, share information, take pictures and listen to music, among many other things. We’ve seen the same mind-blowing advances in the technology needed to generate, distribute and conserve energy as we’ve seen in so many other fields.
And now, “the clean energy sector” is a thing. And it’s booming.