[MHml] Improving Solar power
gary at thepearces.com
Thu Mar 29 22:10:29 EST 2007
On Thursday 29 March 2007 18:01, graeme at kizio.com wrote:
> I've heard figures of 2 - 5% efficiency, which is far
> lower than conventional panels. But they've got the
> consistency (and weight) of photographic film, so you
> might get more watts per kilogram overall.
My back of an envelope says at 2-5% efficiency then even a multihull will not
be big enough to provide your power needs. Granted weight is important but
sufficient power seems more important on a boat.
Of course its early days for all this technology so it can only improve from
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