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The future, and fantasy, of space solar power

Professor Murphy evaluates solar power from space and the giant hurdles such a scheme would face. On balance, he doesn't expect to see this technology escape the realm of fantasy and find a place in our world. The expense and difficulty are incommensurate with the gains.
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Is Concentrating Solar Power The Technology That Saves Humanity?

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (2 years ago)

Concentrating solar power could unlock America’s clean energy future and boost solar from intermittent contributor to baseload generator – if we clear the regulatory, technological, and financial hurdles standing in the way, says a ... Read Post

Solar Costs Will Fall Another 40% In 2 Years. Here’s Why.

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (last month)

Originally published on RenewEconomy. It’s been one of the big themes at the World Energy Future Conference here in Abu Dhabi. Solar, and other technologies such as wind power, are no longer more expensive than traditional fossil fu... Read Post

These clever backpacks charge your devices with built-in solar power

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (1 hour ago)

Everyone has experienced the frustration of being on the go and needing to use your phone, only to find that it is completely dead. Project Solaire is changing that with these innovative solar backpacks. These simple packs capture s... Read Post

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