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11-24-2015 05:18 PM  34 months agoPost 1


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Here's an interesting one . . .

Energy from sand ?

The first link is a typical long winded smoke and mirrors, investment advertisement . . .
They're selling solar energy from highly efficient solar cells . . . one use of Silicon . . .

But there's something else going on there . . . another use of Silicon . . .
Generating thermal energy from sand instead of fosile fuels . . .

Here's a Google on the basics,

Here's an article on the chemistry,

11-25-2015 05:15 AM  34 months agoPost 2
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Our cells use a common sand-like powder instead of precious

It's not power from sand. "Fuel flexibility – our systems are capable of using either renewable or fossil fuels"

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