Solar Potential

A recent news story by McClatchy Tribune trumpeted an announcement from the Air University at Mawwell Airforce Base about power from space. A team from the Air University has proposed installing PV solar panels in space to capture the energy Continue reading Solar Potential

Best Energy Ideas for Tomorrow

Energy developments usually take a long time to mature, so the next big thing is probably already in existence. As mentioned in the previous article, it could be drones mapping terrain in conjunction with seismic studies to improve oil exploration1, Continue reading Best Energy Ideas for Tomorrow

Sun Spots

Sun spots can have a powerful effect on the Earth. Sun spots create magnetic storms that can threaten the grid. See A Carrington Catastrophe, January 2013. A solar storm equivalent to the 1862 Carrington event could destroy power transformers across Continue reading Sun Spots