Category Archives: Solar

I’m more excited about Australian electric Semi JANUS than Tesla!

The big surprise for me this week is that I’m more excited by today’s Aussie electric trucking firm Janus than the shiny Tesla semi we’re being promised in a few years. Why? It carries more, better. Tesla Semi carries 40 … Continue reading

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Can we get solar for $10 a meter – but not on your rooftop?

The University of Newcastle has just announced Printed Plastic Solar Panels could be as cheap as $10 per square meter! This is huge! However, I’m guessing they’re cheap but inefficient. (I read this as a general comment on printed solar … Continue reading

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Wish you could buy solar, but are stuck renting? Got some money for solar but no house? Buy into a Solar Garden!

So apparently renters can buy into a ‘solar garden’ that’s out in a cheaper real estate location and just sits there taking in solar energy and reducing your energy bill. It of course transfers with you if you move. I’m … Continue reading

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Increased space industry could make climate worse – but could also be the answer!

Some are concerned – but I hope we build a solar factory on the moon and shoot PowerSats back into orbit around the earth. That’s abundant baseload solar power microwaved down from space! https://futurism.com/space-travel-gutting-environment

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I find myself more optimistic that we can do 100% renewables

Nuclear, or renewables? My answer used to be why not both, but I prefer nuclear for the baseload. Yes, there are plans for factory built, assembly line nukes that will UTTERLY CRASH the cost of nuclear power. There could be … Continue reading

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