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New Ways to Catch Rays
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New Ways to Catch Rays

With evidence mounting that the global warming trend is accelerating, finding solutions to our dependence on fossil fuels for our growing energy needs is becoming increasingly urgent. A significant part of the solution may well lie in solar energy. Today, a host of scientists and entrepreneurs are busy developing new means of harnessing the abundant, renewable, and entirely free energy of the sun. In this slide show, take a look at six of the hottest new solar technologies.—Evan Schwartz

Evan Schwartz is a writer and producer for "Saved By the Sun" and the author of Juice: The Creative Fuel That Drives World-Class Inventors (Harvard Business School Press, 2004).

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