Space Based Solar Power – Alternative Energy Solution

May 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

FACT: There aren’t enough resources on this planet to sustain continued human growth and increasing quality of life. FACT: If we want to avoid catastrophic war, suffering, and global shortages of energy, we need to start looking to space seriously for solutions. Space Based Solar Power is the first step. Music – “Pulse” by Yoko Kanno

See Through Solar Cells

May 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

Fifty years inthe making, solar-power cells are still flat, rigid, and ugly. But new research shows how they could be made lightweight, flexible, and transparent. These innovations could expand solar-cell use to things like solar fabrics and power generating windows.