POV allows a look into the solar future

Several computeres rendered 1994 a video about advanced solar architecture with the GEMINI inhabited solar power plant






GEMINI inhabited solar power plant in 768 * 576 television resolution GEMINI inhabited solar power plant in 768 * 576 television resolution
This picture about a GEMINI inhabited solar power plant was part of a 20 second video for the Austrian television broadcast 'with the power of the sun'


GEMINI structure village in 768 * 576 television resolution GEMINI structure village in 768 * 576 television resolution
This picture was planed as part of a video with a sightseeing tour through a solar power city with many GEMINI inhabited solar power plants


20 seconds AVI video with a house turning after the sun
This video was part of the Austrian Television broadcast 'with the power of the sun'. All production only by PEGE with POV raytracer.




All source files are contained in pov1994.zip (362kb)
The video is also available as gemini.zip (1585 kb)


  Solar energy house GEMINI: 100m² Photovoltaic


GEMINI inhabited solar power plant: a solution against the CO2 problem. Needs practically no energy for heating and delivers much electrical power by the huge Photovoltaic roof.

Town and urban planing in the solar power age
Some new technical development like the CdTe Photovoltaic and vacuum insulation will change the design, but not the planing targets.


An industrial country with renewable energy
What magnitude of change? Most environmentalists have no idea how much effort is necessary and how the result looks like