The hottest tech companies are launching big bets in renewable energy and clean tech
By Andrew FecesThe technology industry is bracing for a big shift toward renewable energy, where solar and wind power are getting cheaper and utilities are building out solar and other energy-saving technologies.
While the United States remains a leader in renewable power, with the majority of electricity produced from wind, solar, and hydroelectric sources, new renewable energy sources like biofuels, hydropower, and geothermal have been popping up.
In a wide-ranging interview, Axios editor and publisher Carl Quintanilla discusses how the solar boom has impacted the energy sector and why solar could be a game changer for the American economy.
Q: You said that solar is going to be big for the U.S. energy sector.
A: I think that the U