Archives for November 2012

Nice Write Up

George McQuilken just did a nice write up of a couple of Launchpad’s recent exits. You can read about them in his post here: Launchpad, Retaining Momentum, Announces Two Successful Exits.

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Cookin’ Without Gas

Regular readers know it had been a life-long dream of mine to live in a solar house and also a life-long dream to drive a solar-powered car. I got the roof done. Cars with enough solar panels on their roofs to power themselves will almost certainly never be be practical in my lifetime, nor probably that of my kids. But stationary residential solar arrays already generate more than enough power for transportation use. As I outlined in my post 365 Sunrises, my residential solar array makes about 1,350 kWh in excess of what we need to power our house for a year. Could that be enough to power all my personal transportation needs? [Read more…]