The Solar Home of the Future May Be Here Today

In what was expected to be the first of 100 such dwellings, a solar home in Phoenix, AZ enabled the owner to sell electricity back into the grid and/or charge up an electric car.

069 solar home 6 close view of solar cells
A close-up view of one roof panel shows the four-inch photovoltaic cells in detail.
ROBERT F. CROZIER