solar energy

The state of open source in solar
Solar technology is exploding, despite what the cynics say. And so is progress. Companies like Solyndra, which looked like a good bet because it claimed a 30% gain in price-performance, crashed before take-off this year because price-performance improved 50%. In such an environment, the benefits of... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Nov 2011 by Dana Blankenhorn Feed
I'm pretty passionate about renewable energy. After I read Thomas L. Friedman's "Hot, Flat, and Crowded" I was sold on higher prices for gas and putting solar panels on every roof in America. In fact, I was so eager to contribute, I had 18 solar panels installed on the roof of my home. When I was... Read more
0 comments Posted 6 Jan 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
If we want to master creativity, we must first understand and obey its nature. And that's a tall order when most of our policies, laws, investments, business norms, and even our educational system actually works against it. My father was a scientist, and when I was a boy I asked him, “What's the... Read more
5 comments Posted 16 Feb 2010 by Michael Tiemann (Red Hat) Feed