Ignore the idiots here, your position is the only legitimate one MDSolar. Meta-moderation will punish those abusing their allotment to bully you. In specific applications certain technologies like radioactive decay in space probes are more effective as they move away from the sun, but for Earth which simply rotates in a consistent manner the technology should be the focus of energy development for everything from Industry to daily use. Porsche has show it is possible to run a manufacturing facility from a large PV pylon, but for cost efficiency I believe the more traditional solar array and sterling engine approach is very promising. And of course, engineered algae production of biofuel on the biotechnology side, for those applications where liquid fuels can't be substituted by stored solutions - battery, or kinetic, etc.