Abstract. The capture and storage of solar energy at the individual level – personalized solar energy – drives
inextricably towards the heart of this energy challenge by addressing the triumvirate of secure, carbon neutral
and plentiful energy. Because energy use scales with wealth, pointofuse solar energy will put individuals, in
the smallest village in the nonlegacy world and in the largest city of the legacy world, on a more level playing
field. Moreover, personalized energy (PE)...