Oak Ridge is home to some of the latest solar technology. The Heritage Center in Oak Ridge dedicated several new solar panels Thursday afternoon.
Officials say it's some of the most innovative solar technology in the world because of the technology it uses. They also say it's something that's gaining more importance as primary resources like oil and coal become more scarce.
"Solar is the most abundant energy resource worldwide. We have to use solar in the long run," said Vis Solis CEO Carlos Mayer.
The panels stand 20 feet tall and will supply power for several houses in the area.