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Elon Musk's SolarCity acquisition played a large part in breaking the US solar industry's five-year winning streak, according to a report released Wednesday from the Solar Energy Industries Association and Greentech Media. Overall, residential solar sales are down 13 per cent in the US this year, following five straight years of gains. After being acquired by Tesla, where Musk is CEO and founder, SolarCity's door-to-door sales pushes became much less aggressive, a drop that echoed across the market, the report said.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.