Patent filing claims solar energy 'br...

Patent filing claims solar energy 'breakthrough'

There are 1 comment on the McClatchy story from May 8, 2013, titled Patent filing claims solar energy 'breakthrough'. In it, McClatchy reports that:

Ronald Ace, photographed at his home in Laurel, Maryland, May 4, 2013, said his flat-panel "Solar Traps," which can be mounted on rooftops or used in power plants, will shatter barriers that have stymied efforts to make solar energy cheap, clean and reliable.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at McClatchy.

Solarman

Yucca Valley, CA

#1 May 8, 2013
"The key, he said, is his trapís ability to absorb nearly 100 percent of the sunshine that hits it, while allowing only a tiny percentage of energy to escape, even at ultra-high temperatures."

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/05/08/190683/...

Perhaps in a couple of years we will know if the claims are true. It could also turn out to be another EEstor. Right now it's a lot of excitement and vaporware.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Solar Energy Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling a " and renew... 2 hr CodeTalker 15
News PSC Solar Hearing Has 'Mic-Drop Moment' Fri Concave 17
News Solar Power Rate Debate Draws Crowd to PSC Dec 14 Concave 2
News Renewable energy is surging. The Republican tax... Dec 14 Concave 7
News Nebraska's largest solar farm is up and running Dec 12 Solarman 1
News Japanese solar firm to take on Tesla in roof ti... Dec 12 Solarman 1
News Council looks to power ahead with solar switch Dec 11 Solarman 1
More from around the web