Solar technology isn't new. It probably started some time in the 7th Century B.C., when people learned how to use glass and sunlight to light a fire. But today's sophisticated solar technologies include everything from solar-powered lights and buildings to solar-powered vehicles.
Here, you can learn more about some major milestones in the historical development of solar energy technologies. You will also get a glimpse of "the solar future."
link to the complete Timeline of Solar Power History