Graphic: Solar power to the people

Renewable energy companies are building utility-scale solar plants in the desert. But technology innovations also allow smaller players to produce solar power and even carry it in a pack or pocket.

2:03 PM PST, December 28, 2012


The future of solar

Sources: U.S. Dept. of Energy, HeliOptix, Tesla Motors Inc., Voltaic Systems Inc., Bluenergy Solarwind Inc., Solar Roadways. Graphics reporting by Julie Sheer.
Graphic by Doug Stevens.