Anyone else seen the light ?

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  1. bobandjanie

    bobandjanie Funster Life Member

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    Wonder if it'll work with my green Army issue right angled torch and batteries dangling from a tree :roflmto:
     
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    Clever idea and with the predictions of irreversible climate change in the news at the moment, timely. We just need to cover the Sahara in them now.
     
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    We spotted that structure a few weeks back on our way from Seville. Very sci-fi. It would have made a good piccie but there's hardly any pull-ins on Spanish autopistas.
     
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    Seems a good system, it allows continued electricity generation from the stored heat even after sundown.

    How long before motor homers take up the mirrors and rock salt alternative to pv panels? :)
     
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    The 'light' is not providing illumination to the panels. It is a light receiver which takes concentrated reflected light from the panels which are mirrors. I don't think we'll see this on a motorhome any time soon. The system requires liquid salt storage, a turbine and the ability to withstand over 500ºC.
    Perhaps you could tow it all on an A-frame next time you are visiting Spain! :ROFLMAO:
     
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    I was hoping the smile icon would indicate I was joking.
     
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    I think you will need a very large trailer. and a very large smile.
     
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    Your roof is already full of solar Bryan, you don't have that much room in the van, ;) because of your obsession for battery power. :ROFLMAO:
    We took a few photos while passing, but as said you can't stop.:D Bob.
     
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    I'm working on a wave powered generator - well, we do seem to spend hours waving at other 'vans :)
     
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    You could see it from miles away, I managed a few shots....here is the best :) Janie
     

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