Posts Tagged ‘Solar’

The Sun is Dead. Long Live the Sun?

MaxPower August 29th, 2008

Since I read this article in June, I have been keeping up with the increasingly important sunspot spotting event happening globally. The picture above shows the sun at its most active in 2001, potentially the most active period for sunspots in the past 1000 years. Dark spots, some as large as 50,000 miles in diameter, […]

12.5 Square Miles???

MaxPower August 15th, 2008

Companies in California announced that they will build two new solar plants which will produce 12 times the electricity currently coming from solar in California. The plants will produce 800 megawatts which is about the size of a small/medium sized coal plant. Sounds great right? Well the plants will cover 12.5 square miles or 20.12 […]