[Lab] green art

Darcy Whyte darcy at inventorartist.com
Wed Nov 19 10:37:05 EST 2014

Yeah, having an off grid component is a great idea...

Darcy Whyte

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On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 7:06 PM, Adrian Jones <adrian at woodsgood.ca> wrote:

> Darcy,
> 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>
> Cc: lab <lab at artengine.ca>, Natasha D'Souza <natdsou at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Lab] green art
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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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