Archive for the ‘Photovoltaic and Solar Cells or panels’ Category:

2021-09-18 Land Care Robot Electrifies Tasks

This ad popped up and I had to watch this little workhorse do its jobs. It gave me several thoughts of what it could be used for. It even can work in the dark and in the rain. It said that it’s 64 HP and $14,800.00. When I was a kid, I remember seeing articles

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2021-07-24 Polysilicon Shortage

Polysilicon shortage Quote: << The latest global PV industry outlook published by trade group SolarPower Europe, has indicated tight supply of the solar panel raw material is expected to persist this year but the trade body said it would be unlikely to drive further price rises. >> https://www.pv-magazine.com/2021/07/22/polysilicon-shortage-will-continue-through-2021/

2021-06-26 Solar Panel Recycling Is Inadequate

Article about the ‘dark side of solar.’ More recycling of solar and wind needs to be done to prevent the panels from ending up in landfills. (Harvard Business Review) https://hbr.org/2021/06/the-dark-side-of-solar-power

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2021-06-06 Top 7 Solar Myths Debunked

Stop spreading misinformation and lies! This article tells you the truth and debunks the myths. https://www.cleanenergyreviews.info/blog/top-myths-about-solar-panels

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2021-05-25 Solar, Wind + Batteries Are The Cheapest

This YouTube video from Tony Seba of RethinkX shows the incredible cost reductions that have been and will be made to the cost of solar, wind plus battery storage. “SWB100” is his acronym for 100% solar, wind plus battery storage. Seba states that SWB100 will be so low, per kWh, that it costs less than

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2021-04-20 Renewables Statistics For World And Australia

Interesting renewables deployment statistics for world, per person per year. https://reneweconomy.com.au/solar-and-wind-are-leading-the-fastest-energy-transition-the-world-has-seen/

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2021-04-16 Solar Project Is Proposed For Anaheim Hills

From FB group Orange Talk https://www.anaheim.net/5888/Anaheim-Solar-One-Project This is good to hear. The City of Anaheim is their own electric utility. The more solar power we have the less fossil fuels we’ll use and the less climate change there will be. But it would be better if the same amount of solar panels were installed on

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2021-03-11 Tony Seba Et.Al. Discuss Decline Of Coal, Conventional Energy

Tony Seba & co-author talk about the decline of coal and conventional energy, the incorrect predictions of the EIA, and how much cheaper renewables plus storage are and will be. Quotes: << …the costs of solar, wind plus storage will fall by another 70% by 2030. What natural gas did to coal in the 2010s,

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2021-03-09 Solar Is The Future – Elon Musk

Elon Musk talks about the power of sunlight and the size of a solar array that could power the US. He said that nuclear power plants have an exclusion zone of a square kilometer. If that was covered in solar panels, the solar array could put out more power than the nuclear power plant. He

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2021-03-02 LCOE Renewables Lower Than Other Power

Levelized cost of wind and solar dropping below gas and conventional by 2026. https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/solar/eia-levelized-cost-of-onshore-wind-solar-pv-dropping-below-gas-fired-and-conventional-generation-by-2026/

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