Entrepeneur sees solar potential in Tucumcari

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QCSun Staff At their Nov. 11 meeting, city commissioners unanimously agreed to back an engineer’s effort to secure a loan for a prototype solar energy conversion system to help power the Tucumcari Wastewater Treatment Facility. Robert Hockaday, engineer and president of Energy Related Devices, is seeking a $550,000 bank loan to fund the project. The […]

Invention may brighten city’s future

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Chelle Delaney The gleaming corrugated glass in Robert Hockaday’s hand is an invention he’s worked on to convert energy from the sun. To make the glass sheets in 2 x 2 foot sections, it will take dozens of railcars loaded with clear recycled glass. Hockaday is planning to manufacture them in Tucumcari. Hockaday attended this […]