In my last post, The Rising Tide, I covered the inevitable and rising tide of electricity we will witness over the coming decades. In this post, I would like to share some of my thoughts on a similar growth curve: renewable energy. We have seen the unprecedented growth in this sector over the last decade. We went from deploying solar panels solely for space applications back in the 90s to widespread use in our rooftops within a span of only 20 years. There are two primary reasons for this rapid transition.