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Slideshow: Upping the Efficiency of Solar Cells

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Elizabeth M   4/8/2014 5:04:41 AM
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Great, Mydesign, be interested to hear your opinion and comments.

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Mydesign   4/4/2014 3:36:49 AM
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"This is the link to the story and the comments are attached to it, Mydesign, in case you missed it: http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=272395"

Thanks Elizabeth for the link. Interesting articile

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Mydesign   4/4/2014 3:36:00 AM
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"The comments are with the story I posted about the Navy's plans, the link I included in a comment earlier, Mydesign. Hope you can find it!"

Thanks Elizabeth, I got it.

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Elizabeth M   4/2/2014 5:07:47 AM
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This is the link to the story and the comments are attached to it, Mydesign, in case you missed it: http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=272395

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Elizabeth M   4/2/2014 4:55:34 AM
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The comments are with the story I posted about the Navy's plans, the link I included in a comment earlier, Mydesign. Hope you can find it!

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Mydesign   4/2/2014 4:26:41 AM
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"You might want to check out the message boards on this story--there is a lively debate going on! I am sure you would have something interesting to add."

Thanks Elizabeth for this valid info. So far I hadn't noticed anything about it, surly I will check.

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Elizabeth M   4/1/2014 6:06:13 AM
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Yes, of course, this is in the early stages, Mydesign. You might want to check out the message boards on this story--there is a lively debate going on! I am sure you would have something interesting to add.

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Mydesign   3/28/2014 5:01:12 AM
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"yes it seems very complicated, but a Navy engineer is working on it and he has already built a prototype for this type of thing. Here's the article I wrote:"

Elizabeth, wait and see to know how much it practical and economical.

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Elizabeth M   3/27/2014 7:37:10 AM
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Hi, Mydesign, well, yes it seems very complicated, but a Navy engineer is working on it and he has already built a prototype for this type of thing. Here's the article I wrote: http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=272395


I would be really interested to know what you think.

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Mydesign   3/27/2014 5:57:50 AM
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"So perhaps it's not so far off that they can use solar panels in space to beam electricity to earth. The Navy wants to convert the solar energy to radio waves and then beam it via antennas on satellite modules. I think it could work!"

Elizabeth, am not sure about transmitting electricity from space station to earth through atmosphere. Lots of hurdles are associated with this type of conversion and transmission. It won't be economical too.

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