Eckhart Beatty
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What are your SMART innovation interests?
EVs and recharging, whole systems sustainability
Organization(s) you are affiliated with
Golden Gate EVA, Bay Localize, Local Clean Energy Alliance, etc
BA, Vassar College
Sustainability research, Merritt College

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Concentrated Solar at the Micro Scale

According to award-winning Sollector Systems, optimally effective micro scale concentrating solar energy technology is found at approximately 3 meters in diameter. This is much smaller than most popular CSP systems, which we consider to be significantly less efficient with respect to energy collected and expended to run its systems.

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Posted on October 9, 2012 at 12:11am

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At 11:54pm on October 8, 2012, Eckhart Beatty said…

It's a work in progress, like the sustainability movement itself.


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Climate change, ocean acidification, overfishing, air pollution. We’re up against huge threats. But history and the trends of technology show that we can turn the corner. As clean energy and clean transportation plunge in price, as biotechnology revolutionizes our understanding of the natural world, and as the developing world reaches the demographic transition, a world of greater prosperity with less impact on the planet becomes possible. Make no mistake: The state of the environment will get worse before it gets better.

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