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US Army Goes Green With Solar Energy

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shehan   2/28/2014 11:04:32 PM
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@Elizabeth – yes the army is focusing more on the mission goals, however as long as they indirectly support a greener environment its good. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 11:02:03 PM
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@Pubudu – Some say these charges only generate less power than a normal phone charger. I am not sure about it as I haven't had a chance to use one. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 11:00:21 PM
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@78RPM – Do they actually generate power for the traffic lights or is it just a sensor to trigger the signals? I have heard of it but didn't find anyone whom I could clarify. 

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Pubudu   2/28/2014 10:59:42 PM
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Yes Shehan portable solar charges will definitely a nice gadgets to have not only for the military but also for the public since because the energy source is everywhere. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:58:33 PM
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@William – yes generating power from noise is a cost efficient way. Why not have a microphone on your gun so that every time you hear gun fire your battery packs charge.  lol

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:54:39 PM
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@78rpm – yes the WITT engine is really impressive, specially where it harvests waves from any direction. I wonder why they took so long to come up with this. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:52:26 PM
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@NadineJ – I don't think their ultimate objective is to go green, it's just a byproduct. Their ultimate objective is to have a power source to help military operations

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:50:16 PM
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@William – yes detonation only needs a small pulse so even an almost drained battery could detonate a bomb. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:48:49 PM
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@fm – yes most military operations on deserts currently rely on one electricity connection which travels across the desserts. If this connection is broken somewhere the entire military operation would be down. 

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shehan   2/28/2014 10:45:04 PM
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@Elizabeth – are these equipment heavy ? Military officers always carry heavy backpacks which contains artilleries 

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