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Ken Wallace
Works at Power Kinetics Group
Attended OSU
Lives in Lewis Center, Ohio
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The old millstone.
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Straight from the ALEC playbook.  It's ironic that a politician named Koch sponsored it.  Look for these retrograde actions to pop up in other GOP controlled states.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A bill backed by Indiana's utilities that would change how much credit owners of small-scale solar installations get for…
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If you don't think LED bulbs make sense, think again.  Considering purchase price and running costs at $0.13/kWhr the LED break even point is <1K hours!  And this doesn't even consider the normal lifetime of an incandescent bulb is 1K hours versus 10K for LEDs.  Light output and color temperature are now identical but power draw is 9.5W versus 49W.  Better return than the stock market - a no brainer.
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intresting my freind,im wondering when street lights and the average car will have them,as theyve been big in the laser world.smilz,ken wallace/myrtle beach,sc.oct 29th
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Ground cover flower.  The Oly 60mm macro lens has very shallow depth of field wide open.
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One sweeet ride!
Now THAT'S a 21st-century spaceship says Musk unveiling touchscreen pod
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did ya see the rocket ship explode tonite,6.35pm/oct 28th,wow,all that stuff gone.
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I thought the rhododendron were toast this harsh winter but not so.  Good to have them back.
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The hanging pots are looking good.  The O-D EM5 w/ 60mm macro lens.  The reds seems to overwhelm the camera losing detail.  Any thoughts out there?
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Signs of Halloween.
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The oleander is now in bloom.
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Hibiscucs after a rain.
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The proper integration of renewables and the ramping down of fossil fuel plants requires a shared vision between private utilities and the common good.  It also requires investing in the smart grid, cleaner generating  plants and developing energy storage options.  Costs associated with these activities are what we must bear as fairly as possible.  Fighting to maintain the status quo just to salvage current utility business models is not an option, otherwise we should nationalize utilities as in the past.
Not only can homes with photovoltaic cells and wind turbines generate electricity, but they can also sell that juice on the backs of grids that the power companies pay to maintain. No wonder they’re asking states to tax renewables.
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ive seen this since i was in the 7th gade,that was 20 years ago,al the solar hype,eletric cas,hydrogen,magnetic stuffs n still,is not in gn population,except for very wealthy.smilz its oct 29th
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An unknown flower in Maui, HI.  It may not be indigenous.  OM-D  E-M5 w/ 300mm lens. 
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Consultant
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  • Power Kinetics Group
    Consultant, 1994 - present
  • IBM
    Senior Engineer, 1980 - 1994
  • ITT/PECO-II
    Lab Director/Engineer, 1968 - 1980
  • Solidstate Controls
    Engineer, 1963 - 1968
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Lewis Center, Ohio
Previously
Kingston, NY - Lexington, KY - Binghamton, NY
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Engineering Consultant, semi-retired
Introduction
4 years in Navy, 5 years @ OSU, coached/played volleyball for many years, worked for PECO-II, ITT, IBM & now consultant in power conversion technology.
Education
  • OSU
    MSc EE, 1962 - 1968
  • US Navy
    Electronic tech., 1958 - 1962
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Yellowlite was very helpful working with me to plan a SSE roof design only to have it rejected by my HOA. They located an alternate design (backside WSW) that was acceptable to the HOA and proceeded to get all approvals. Installation was fast & professional, and very neat (my wife is picky). The 5.1KW system came up with zero problems and is pumping out now. The AEP rebate has been approved and should follow in a few months. All told I am very happy with the Yellowlite team and would not hesitate to recommend them.
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