Let It Shine: The Long History of Solar Energy

Jan 28, 2014

01/28/14 - Tuesday's Topical Currents looks at the history and viability of solar energy.  Portugal leads the way in European solar energy, with 70% of its electricity generated from the sun.  Some 20% of California’s electrical grid is solar powered.  We’ll speak with energy expert John Perlin, author of LET IT SHINE:  The 6,000-Year History of Solar Energy.  In the second half of the program, an interview with Alice Hoffman,  author of “Survival Lessons.”  That’s Topical Currents . . . Tuesday at 1pm.