The Arca Space Corp Hover Board

December 30th, 2015|

If you have been paying attention to any of the media this year, then there is a very good chance that you know 2015 was a very important year for Back To The Future. This film, made several decades ago, focused on time traveling to 2015.
Taking creative license with what they thought the future would […]

PlayStation Virtual Reality Helping NASA Space Robotics Program

December 16th, 2015|

Virtual reality is rapidly changing the landscape of the technical world. It has filmmakers looking to the future possibilities of interactive film, American Football teams training their new quarterbacks with it, and now NASA is adopting PlayStation powered VR to control robots in space.
Previously, when NASA sent robots into space they were drones, probes and […]

A Carbon Neutral Home You Can Email

October 15th, 2015|

Students have always been phenomenal at innovation. Whether it is MIT students developing self-driving golf carts or Cal State Pomona students solar powering concerts, the future of technology and energy efficiency looks bright with young innovators.

Recently a new idea has come to light via Clemson University’s first U.S. Solar Decathlon entry: Indigo Pine. Indigo Pine […]

3 Variables Considered For Solar Locations

August 10th, 2015|

The old adage, “make hay while the sun is shining” also holds true when it comes to solar energy, although in this case, it is energy and not hay that is being made. You might be asking what other variables besides a shining sun are considered when looking at placement for a solar project?

Well we […]

Getting to Space on Microwaves

July 23rd, 2015|

Here at Global Efficient Energy we not only love efficiency (it’s in our name after all) but also innovation! This is precisely why we are so excited for the work that is going on over at Escape Dynamics.

This Colorado startup is looking to revolutionize the space industry by sending ships into space using microwaves.

The […]

Google May Have Just Started the AI Race

July 16th, 2015|

Last May we made a joke about Google creating Skynet in our blog post.

It turns out we might not have been that far off.

Recently Google announced that it is applying for six patents that focus on the fundamental building blocks of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning. One of the most notable is a technique developed […]

Solar Power Your Phone!

July 13th, 2015|

It’s a hot day, the sun is shining, and your iPhone is about to die because of all the Instagramming you did earlier of beautiful flowers. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could harness the power of the sun to charge your phone while outside?

That is just the question that the team over at Yolk […]

Japanese Origami Principles in NASA Solar Panel Design

May 21st, 2015|

Ever fold a dollar bill into a star? Or create a swan from a dinner napkin? Chances are, you’ve seen examples of the Japanese paper-folding art, origami, but you probably wouldn’t have guessed it would be used to create solar panels for space missions. That’s what NASA researchers have done, and they are capturing considerable […]

Solar is BIG: World’s Largest Solar Plant Began Producing Today

July 31st, 2012|

On 5 square miles of federal land just outside the California-Nevada border you’ll find the Ivanpha Solar Electric Generating System, which starting today, is the world’s largest solar plant. It is made up of 300,000 computer controlled mirrors that are each 7 feet high and 10 feet wide. The computers angle the mirrors in order […]