Entrepeneur sees solar potential in Tucumcari


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


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 […]