There is mounting evidence than West-facing solar panels produce more electricity during peak demand, and thus solve solar’s main problem.
Could Hawaii be entirely powered by geothermal, just like Iceland ? To Industry Intelligence : ” Hawaii Island has geothermal potential of 500 to 700 MW, enough to easily exceed its energy demand of 90 to 185 MW “ You think this would be a senseless move ? Think again, to the report carried out… Continue reading Hawaii could be entirely powered by geothermal
I don’t know if this the most interesting or the craziest idea I came across this year : WHIM Architecture outlined a plan to create Recycled Island which would collect plastic in our oceans and use it to build an Hawaii-sized island. On top of cleaning our oceans from all this mess this project could… Continue reading A creative idea for the plastic in our oceans
I was reading the Arctic Circle, the comics strip (left) provided by the Daily Green, and this reminded me I never wrote about what is referred to as the Pacific Trash Vortex. Spreading from California to Japan and Hawaii, it is the world’s largest dump and the biggest sign – with the billion tonnes of… Continue reading Plastic, a curse of our time