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.

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Solarman

Yucca Valley, CA

#1 May 8, 2013
"The key, he said, is his trap’s 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.

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