Graphene – The New Solar & Miracle Material

Graphene Facts:

  • grapheneCreated in 2004
  • Created by Professors and Nobel Prize Winners Konstantin Novoselov and Andrew Geim at Manchester University
  • Made by chemically processing graphite — the cheap material in the ‘lead’ of pencils
  • Consists of a single layer of carbon atoms locked together in a strongly-bonded honeycomb pattern
  • Thinnest material ever made
  • Strongest substance known to mankind — 10 times stronger than steel and several times tougher than diamond
  • Extremely Flexible
  • Superb Conductor of Electricity
  • Applications
    • Solar Energy
    • Information Technology
    • Battery Power
    • Water Treatment
    • Optical Electronics
    • Biological Engineering
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4 Pros & 4 Cons to Solar Power for Emergency Preparedness

Should you have a solar power system for emergency preparedness situations?

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Solar electric power is a clean and inexhaustible source of energy. Though generating electricity power with solar panels can solve your electricity problems in an emergency situation, solar power is not for everyone and it also does have distinct disadvantages.

Taking the plunge into solar power generation has its advantages & disadvantages. Here they are:

4 Advantages to Solar Power Continue reading