Electric makes sense, but does photovoltaic indoors make sense? I
think I heard (not sure) that larger PV cells don't do well working
off of indoor lights, only sunlight will do... If you could use
indoor PVs, why not coat all available indoor walls with it
and 'recycle' all the energy given off by the lights....
--- In arcology@y..., "George Kosmides" <gkosmides@n...> wrote:
> They now have an electric golf cart with a bunch of photovoltaic
> the roof putting around Arcosanti. It's pretty powerful and climbs
> roads. I think that you'd need something for servicing, maintenance,
> emergencies. Also out in the greenhouses. Electric makes sense.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Grimes [mailto:alangrimes@s...]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 12:46 PM
> To: arcology@y...
> Subject: Re: [arcology] Golf carts in the house
> ericofeeler@y... wrote:
> > What's everyone's feelings on allowing non gasoline powered
> > inside an arcology, aka golf carts and zip scooters? Would
> > personnel like paramedics and police get gas powered vehicles as
> > exception for speed? Would these vehicles be privately owned or
> > rented from the city on an as needed basis?
> The intent is to have the arco small enough as to not require any
> of vehicles asside from elevators.
> The golf-cart like terminal taxis at airports would be suitable for
> medical emergancies and be able to get a patient to the medical
> in a fraction of the time it takes to get an ambulance 5 miles to a
> scene and back.
> Uncle Sam has the Gremlin's touch.
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