Monthly Archives: October 2009

breakeven cost to install solar panels

Grid parity for greedy people

We are in tough economic times!

The life suffered in the current economic mess affects the day to day life on many levels.

We are in toughest environment since last 50 yrs, and it’s affecting our life. Its just media talked about slow down with lot of echos but never talked much about the biggest problem of our recent generation – since the day we were born!

So while the economy recovers (it will recover sooner or later), we’ll go back to our greedy consumer capitalist agenda will the other problem I just stated will go in shelf too?… Read More

Hydrogen-powered vehicles on horizon

Carmakers, Obama clash over fuel cells vs. batteries

Honda Motor Co. Ltd. is encouraging hydrogen power for the cars of the future, waving aside a decision by the Obama administration to drop the fuel-cell technology in favor of battery-run vehicles.

“Fuel-cell cars will become necessary,” said Takashi Moriya, head of Honda’s group developing this technology. “We’re positioning it as the ultimate zero-emission car.”… Read More

kids and solar panels

Solar panel roads could solve energy crisis

Roadways could develop into major energy sources under a government-funded plan to build roads out of solar panels.

Asphalt roads and car parks would be torn apart and restored with glass solar cell panels capable of producing enough power to support local population, under the scheme.

The US Department of Transportation has bestowed a grant of $100,000 on a US firm which is currently working on a prototype panel which can be embedded into existing roads.… Read More