Celebrating The 60th Anniversary Of The First Practical Solar Cell — From Powering Ferris Wheels To Cities, & Beyond

April 7, 2014

Thanks to CleanTechnica for providing this piece of history on solar cells, taken from John Perlin, author of “Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy.”

[repostus]Celebrating The 60th Anniversary Of The First Practical Solar Cell — From Powering Ferris Wheels To Cities, & Beyond (via Clean Technica)

By John Perlin, author of Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy. Photo’s courtesy of AT&T archive. Sixty years ago on April 25, 1954, Bell Laboratories demonstrated to the world one of the most significant breakthroughs ever recorded…




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Glenn Meyers

Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.
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