Tag Archives: Solar Energy

Using new perspectives to engineer like a champ

Some people say that education is really indoctrination, and that it can actually corrupt your pure, unique thoughts and kill creativity. While this is totally untrue, it can be said that when you’re educated to be an engineer, you’re basically … Continue reading

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Arizona will get a new kind of solar power plant.

If there’s one squandered source of energy on Earth it’s the heat from the sun. If we could perfectly harness all of the extra energy of it–even just the stuff that reflects back into space–we’d have enough power to power … Continue reading

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Molten Salt keeps solar energy plants running at night. [+Christmas quadrotors]

In July, Italy opened the world’s first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant of its kind. First, a little bit about what they are. CSP plants have a simple concept behind them: since electricity is almost always generated through mechanical movement … Continue reading

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