This is extremely important now that many are dumping nuclear energy. HCPV is far more scaleable than flat panel collectors. Two square meters of collection surface has approximately 1 kilowatt of incident thermal energy of which 40 percent can be easily converted to electricity and for stored heated medium and electiric power during dark time (Also for domestic hot water between midnight and sunrise + 2 hours.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.