Human beings have harnessed solar energy since ancient times using a range of ever-evolving technologies. Solar energy technologies include solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity and solar architecture, which can make considerable contributions to solving some of the most urgent problems the world now faces. Although it is one of the cleanest methods of energy, there have been a myriad of problems with solar tech. Is solar merely a lost cause or is there a lucrative future ahead? Israeli solar expert, Arik Ring thinks so! In fact, there are some emerging solar technologies that are booming! In this segment of The Clean Energy View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to solar energy expert, Arik Ring about Solar Energy’s Past, Present & Future. Stay tuned!
Seasoned energy expert Arik Ring M.Sc. is a solar and cleantech consultant based in Israel and is currently teaching courses on solar energy. His areas of expertise include: developing solar and clean-tech systems, creative solutions, choosing the best technologies for a site or for investment, joint ventures, feasibility studies etc. He also consults on various solar technologies CSP, PV, CPV. Arik has a wide view on a variety of energy issues and is recognized as a leading expert with exceptional contribution to developing cutting edge solar technologies and initiating solar with biofuels programs. Arik volunteers at Non Profit Organizations promoting environmental, education and wellness issues. Arik is a highly sought after speaker and chair in various conferences and has been interviewed by TV, Radio, Press and Websites, with many published scientific and popular papers.