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Building A Solar

Nelson Said: Where can I read about building solar panels that can convert the energy into electricity? We Answered: Try these sites; Melissa Said: Is it a good idea to create all the electricity that Australia needs by building solar powered generators in? We Answered: I think that’s a great idea, but like others said before, solar power is quite…

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The Cost Of Solar

Wilma Said: What is your prediction on the material cost of solar energy in thenext 5 years? We Answered: Current CdTe modules have 10 percent efficiency and an installed system cost of about $4 per watt. My guess is this can be cut in half in 5 years. Here is a very good article “A Solar Grand…

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Solar Hot Water Systems

Tara Said: Customer comments on Rinnai or Solarhart solar hot water systems.? We Answered: The best. http://www.noritz.com/professionals/prod

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Alternative Energy Home

Geraldine Said: How do I build home alternativeenergy sources utilizing wood? We Answered: There’s a reason we don’t use wood as a main source of power anymore. It burns too quickly and doesn’t produce enough power to generate useful ammounts of electricity. If you go solar though, you can take a large dent…

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Build A Solar

Joy Said: Looking for websites on how to build aSolar Panel? We Answered: In commercial manufacturing, they take a silicon wafer and etch the surface with a chemical. There are also commercial panels that are created by crystallizing the surface on to the wafer. Here website that makes a panel by an entirely…

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Home Solar Installation

Philip Said: In tropical country is there a condition for home or mobile that run on solar? We Answered: Look to local designs before there was cheap electric for guidance. eg the islamic design of a courtyard fountain and a tower/chimney to create a through draft over the water. plus tiles and suitable…

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Solar Power Pricing

Joyce Said: When will Solar Power reach price parity with Fossil fuels? We Answered: Depends on where you are. In rural locations, it’s already reached price parity. I’m doing some work in a solar power research group at the moment[1]. We work with Cadmium Telluride solar cells which are now being produced at $0.87/Watt-peak by FirstSolar in China,…

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Solar Wind Power

Theresa Said: What is your opinion on wind and solarpower? We Answered: It is too bad that they have not been developed to their capacity. It is a concept whose time has come. Nuclear energy should be another alternative to fossil fuels, however too many crazies block that. But we need to cut…

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