The modern era of the solar energy movement can be traced to the late 1970s.
Masters of the Sun
Sample images from movie.
This video traces solar development from the Hohokam Civilization - a Southwest desert culture which began about 200 years before Christ - through other southwestern native cultures whose architectural structures were built with a remarkable sensitivity to the sun’s daily and seasonal movements..
Runtime is 3 minutes 51 seconds.
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Video produced by the Arizona Department of Commerce Energy Office under a
grant from the Million Solar Roof program of the US Department of Energy.