Solar Roadways? Are you Joking?

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This product has got to be someone's idea of a sick joke. But the internet seems ablaze with this silly idea. At least some places have kept their sense. Just crunch the numbers: you'll find that cost, complexity, and availability of raw materials will be your main constraints. If you think our recent war over oil was bad. Wait until we need the rare earth materials necessary to pull off Read more

What's the point of Solar energy?

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Using solar makes us feel good. Who doesn't love having someone else pay their electric bill, by way of government subsidized equipment. Nothing says efficiency, like churning money through large organizational bureaucracies... No, wait, I forgot! Solar can help reduce dependence upon other power sources. Just look at the German world record setters! They recently met nearly 75% of their PEAK Read more