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Offline PingTheServer

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+1 Solar Engergy
« on: October 25, 2008, 11:30:17 PM »
Very interesting.  Could completely do away with all the money hungry power companies out there that hold us ransom like ENRON did.

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Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered a new way of storing energy from sunlight that could lead to ‘unlimited’ solar power.

The process, loosely based on plant photosynthesis, uses solar energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen gases. When needed, the gases can then be re-combined in a fuel cell, creating carbon-free electricity whether the sun is shining or not.

http://cleantechnica.com/2008/10/25/mit-energy-storage-discovery-could-lead-to-unlimited-solar-power/

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Re: +1 Solar Engergy
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2008, 11:37:54 PM »

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Re: +1 Solar Engergy
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2008, 08:01:24 PM »
An adaptation of solar skin I believe.  Solar curtains!

http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/07/01/solar.textiles/index.html
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