Energy on the Moon?

  Lets make an assumption (a dangerous thing, I know!). Man has built a Moon base. Where will the power come from?   Transporting fuel to the moon is not cost effective. Solar panels? Well, they need to be transported there as well and a lunar night lasts fourteen days! How about….. A thermo-chemical storage solution? The moons surface has plenty of calcium oxide. This could be combined with water to make calcium hydroxide. CaO + H2O ⇆ Ca (OH)2 The standard enthalpy change for this reaction ...