Archive | June, 2014

The feed in tarrifs are ending Chicken Little.

Well as every solar company is reporting, the government backed feed in tarrifs are ending.  This means that all that power you will be making in excess of your houses needs will be wasted.  This means that the solar will no longer be attractive and it will become impossible to sell.  No I don’t think […]

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Worlds BIGGEST solar plant

  Take 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, each 7 feet high and 10 feet wide. Control them with computers to focus the Sun’s light to the top of 459-feet towers, where water is turned to steam to power turbines. Bingo: you have the world’s biggest solar power plant, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System.   Each mirror is […]

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energy saving in this modern world

I don’t know when the solar powered calculator was invented.  I am sure Google can tell me.  But I do remember as a young lad having one at school.  That was a few years ago.  You did not give it much though.  It had this tiny glass panel on the top of the calculator and […]

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QLD power bills to go up by 13.6% this year

http://m.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/electricity-bills-set-to-rise-about-200-a-year-20140530-zrjlc.html Can you believe this.  Saw the article over the week end.  Our power bills are already huge in QLD.  The cost of living is going up, the economy is slowing and we have just been been smashed by a budget that seems to only benefit the politicians in the oppositions, now this.  The average […]

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