Finland’s Technology Academy on Wednesday awarded Swiss professor Michael Gratzel with the prize, which is said to be the biggest award in the field of technology. The award, which is given as 800,000 Euros, amounts to about $960,000.
This will allow solar cells to be placed in the windows of your home, and store solar energy for your use. And since the cells are translucent, you can still see out the windows. You can read more about it here.
This is the technology we need to be be looking at and getting on board with. A great idea as a backup to coal and nuclear power for home use.