Steven and his friends from the Dutch Delft Tech University invent a revolutionary solar cell that will change the world. His idealistic friends want to make the technique freely available, but Steven decides to sell it to a powerful Canadian oil company to launch his dream career. He breaks with his friends and moves to Canada, only to find out that the company has bought his knowledge with the sole intention of burying it. When he decides to make his solar cell public, the company turns against him. Steven now has to fight for his invention, his friends and his life.