Of Sunshine and Leaks

Of Sunshine and Leaks

Sunshine Scott Adams mentions recent reports on Trump wanting to put solar panels on “The Wall.” Persuasion, etc., aside, this is the first time I’ve heard something related to large-scale solar that almost makes sense. I ran numbers once in a discussion of Solar, and realized that at then-current output, solar panels could provide the reported needs of the US in an area the size of a corner of Nevada. This sounds pretty awesome – it leaves a LOT of teh US alone – but the issues were several. First – baseline power. I have to look no further than the nearest…

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