Future bright for solar energy

January 30, 2008, 6:11 AM PST | Length: 178


At a Churchill Club event in Menlo Park, Calif., CNET News.com editor-at-large Michael Kanellos talks to John Woolard, CEO of BrightSource Energy, about building 100- to 200-megawatt solar-energy plants to power 100,000 to 200,000 homes. Woolard also discusses how the company is targeting solar as a competitive energy alternative to natural gas.