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Photovoltaic System Supplements Marines' Energy Needs

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Charles Murray
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Re: Hope this goes commercial
Charles Murray   6/26/2012 7:05:28 PM
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I agree, Rob. With electronic gear using less and less power, solutions like this could become important.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Hope this goes commercial
Rob Spiegel   6/26/2012 2:46:52 PM
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Sounds like this is going to help solve the energy problem for the solider on the go. Since soldiers are carrying increasing amounts of communication electronics, the batteries have become a burden. This could be the solution.

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Impressive Power
tekochip   6/26/2012 2:35:44 PM
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11W is an impressive amount of power from an array that size.  I'd like to hear a follow-up on how well it worked in the field.

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Hope this goes commercial
Ann R. Thryft   6/26/2012 2:08:53 PM
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Like a lot of the other military portable/alternative energy projects, I hope this technology makes it into the commercial sector.

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nice progress
NadineJ   6/26/2012 12:34:33 PM
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It's good to see continued research in this field.  The gov't-private partnership will expedite mass market applications. 

I'm curious to know if it's being developed just for the Marines or are they the beta testers for the other branches?

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