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Department of Defense

Lease Roof Space to Utility Companies for Solar Power

To reduce utility costs for military installations (costs that run into the millions of dollars per installation annually), the military contracts with local utility companies and leases roof space to the companies for the installation of solar power cells. Utility companies would gain access to large, flat-roofed facilities in prime, protected locations. The utility companies would install and maintain the solar cells... more »

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Using Solar Sterling Systems for power

We usually think about solar panels when we talk about solar energy. Instead we could use Solar Sterling engine for power generations. Current systems out on the market have an efficiency return of 26% with up 30%+ when temperatures are cold; most solar panels are around 10% to 18%. In addition these systems have three advantages over solar panels. One they are already setup for AC power so adding them to the power... more »

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