Energetic Engineering

By MICHAEL MATZA  |  July 1, 2008

As the nation ponders perhaps the most important question of the 21st century — how to provide for our energy needs as fossil fuels become scarce — Dr. Peter Glaser is confident that the newly earned respectability for his once “unthinkable” plan will continue to grow. “The one thing I’m quite convinced of,” Glaser says, raising his voice to make a point for the first time in our conversation, “is that in 50 years solar energy will be the most important energy source. It better be, because we don’t have that many options.”

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