[ExI] [Bulk] Re: Thoughts on Space based solar power (alternatives)
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 11:54:19 UTC 2008
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:49 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ever wonder how much energy could be created by having solar
> technology embedded in our sidewalks, driveways, siding, paint,
> rooftops, and windows?
This sounds as scratching the bottom of the barrel, with an enormous
investment with dubious environmental and energetic returns.
My personal bets are on nuclear fusion, space-based solar energy, and
I do not see any other energy sources having the potential to allow
for the kind of exponential growth in energy consumption that I wish
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