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Solar Powered Stirling Engine Generator

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What happened in Japan, can happen anywhere. This disaster is a clear warning of the dangers of nuclear energy. Many countries started to avoid nuclear fuel for future energy needs. Even though nuclear energy is a great source of green energy, but because of natural disasters such as Tsunami and earthquakes,it can be dangerous too. In this post, we are going to discuss electricity generation using solar.

It is highly recommended to go through the Stirling engine post before reading further. As we know the Stirling project is very easy to implement. While, in general, Stirling engine we use a candle as a heat source, here we would use solar energy.

Links which would be helpful :

Solar Heat Engines 
Stirling Engines: Scrap to Power 
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Anonymous said...

The nuclear power plant in japan that was destroyed was a generation 1 plant designed in the 60's and 70's before virtual simulation...Todays designs are gen 4, which are practically indestructible.

The argument you make would be the equivalent of using a solar panel from the 1960's as proof that solar power is extremely innefficient and costly.

We should not let designs of the past deter innovation for the future, but rather use it as a learning experience and stepping stone.

CG said...

Thanks for your comment. Its good to know about some positives about nuclear energy too. It makes this article more neutral which would help other readers to know about both perspective.