[Lab] green art

Adrian Jones adrian at woodsgood.ca
Tue Nov 18 19:06:07 EST 2014

Do I detect some concerns about the viability of solar?
I have a 23-panel solar generator and my system produces power in the summer
from early morning to late evening. In the winter, well that's more
dependent on snow load like now, for instance. Still, this past Saturday the
panel generated power from 9am to 3pm.  Not bad, huh?

I wonder if you'd like to explore the idea of local versus grid-based
generation. Reading around the topic there seems to be a move away from our
current model of a few large publically-funded generators to many small
distributed and networked generation plants; with interesting mixes of
biomass, geothermal, wind, solar (with liquid salt-based power storage)
alongside traditional hydro and nuclear generators.

Just thinking out loud...

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Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:15:47 -0500
From: Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com>
To: greg atcheson <greg.atcheson at gmail.com>
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Yes, that's the idea but you don't need a read out. The more power there is
coming from other sources the less load you will feel on the crank. And the
fun part is solar will not be working except around noon when the sun is
high. :)

That's one of the thoughts I had...

Darcy Whyte

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