News & Public Affairs


Solar battery project unveiled in St. Petersburg listen

05/27/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show
Medium_338 Medium_338

Solar power is one of the most cost-effective and least polluting forms of energy generation. But critics of solar say it will not provide a considerable proportion of the nation’s energy because it is an intermittent source of energy.

Today at USF St. Petersburg, Progress Energy unveiled two prototypes of what they call SEEDS – Sustainable Electric Energy Delivery System – that will store electricity generated from photovoltaic (PV) solar panels until it is needed.

PV panels can ...

Be the first to comment

Healthy State Local Journalism Center