Rawlemon’s Spherical Solar Energy-Generating Globes Can Even Harvest Energy from Moon

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    Rawlemon’s Spherical Solar Energy-Generating Globes Can Even Harvest Energy from Moonlight

    Article | September 16, 2012 - 8:04pm
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    24 hours a day energy!
     
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    Granny says dey should go to Obama - he'll give `em the money...
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    Solar storm as desert plan to power Europe falters
    18 November 2012 - Desertec had ambitious plans to deliver electricity from renewable sources to Europe via undersea cables
     
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    If something is spherical, why does it have to be rotated?
     
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    Good estimate for US solar irradiance on a PV panel --- 190watts/m2

    Good estimate for LUNAR irradiance on a PV panel --- 0.001watt/m2

    It's not happening. More LUNACY and hype.. Even IF you concentrated it 10,000 times (I doubt that) --- it would generate 1/20 of peak daytime power --- IF the spectral composition was the same ((It is not)).

    Sadly -- I'm a huge skeptic again..
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    Best part of this article were the comments.

    "a little hope" and sharing.. THAT'S what science and engineering are missing..

    And WHEN this idea "DISAPPEARS" (tomorrow) --- the whole generation of conspiracy mongers will be rewarded for their efforts.
     
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