One of online order viagra the key stumbling blocks for supporters of solar energy is the fact that many of the planet’s sunniest spots lay in the try it viagra profesional middle of oceans or inhospitable deserts. Now a team from Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology have developed solar energy balloons as a means of harnessing the sun’s energy in exactly such remote areas.
The team argue that the devices may be a cheap way to power remote areas lacking either the land or the infrastructure to accommodate "traditional"-type large power stations.
According to the concept’s developer, Pini Gurfil, the idea is “to take advantage of the height dimension. When you do the best choice buy cialis generic that, you save a lot of only best offers cheap canadian levitra land resources and only now buy levitra pill can get to places otherwise hard to reach.”
The helium-filled balloons, available from around spring 2009, are covered with thin-film solar panels, and can float at heights of up to link for you cialis cialis several hundred meters. The electricity generated is cheapest 50mg generic viagra fed via a wire cable into an inverter capable of converting it for household use.
Initial research has shown that a typical 3 Meter (10ft) balloon should cost around $4,000, and be capable of producing around 1Kw of energy. This roughly compares to the same output from 25 square meters (269 sq ft) of traditional solar panels, at a cost of $10,000.
However, critics suggest that the system may have only limited niche appeal, and point to the widespread availability of "free" space on city rooftops and relatively low cost land around many urban centers. Now if they could get them to ten or twenty thousand feet...above the cloud layer, that would be another story.
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