Archive for June, 2012

Your Questions About Solar Powered Fan

Sharon asks… How many Megawatts of power does the Space Shuttle produce each second during flight? I know there are also pounds and newtons etc. involved and that the Space Shuttle releases most of it`s power during the first 2 minutes that includes the solid rocket boosters. But as a fan of Solar power i […]

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Your Questions About Solar Panel Calculator

Lizzie asks… science project help!!!? i am trying to power a small light bulb(the small one) using solar panels.so if i use a solar panel from a calculator it will probably be not sufficient to provide that much energy.so how many solar panels form calculators do i need to do that? http://www.rei.com/product/636678 this type of […]

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Your Questions About Solar Power

Maria asks… Solar Power? What is the cutting edge of solar technology. Is it economic? ssadmin answers: Spain is making big mirror arrays to boil water and make electricity from the steam. They’re huge, out in the desert (critters probably love the shade too) and supply many many thousands of homes with juice. Solar panels […]

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Your Questions About Solar Panel Installation

Mary asks… Would you rather install solar panels at $15k once or pay $3000 per year indefinitely to heat your house? I’m asking because solar panels are subsidized heavily. If solar panel installation was more heavily subsidized, would more people put them in? What should be the limit on subsidizing solar panels? Should the government […]

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