How to Make Cheap But Very Powerful LED Bulbs: It's been almost a year since I started to "LEDify" my home, with results more or less encouraging, but only an accident made ââme find the best solution so far.
Getting off the Grid - Have you considered Hydro-Electric Power?
This is the second of a series of hubs designed to explore alternative energy sources for real people. These are functioning systems that the average homeowner could incorporate, giving links to companies that are working on solving the problems.
Drop This Underwater Turbine in Any River For Free Continuous Power
A Japanese company called Ibasei has developed a compact underwater turbine generator that could be a silver lining during natural disasters that cause intense flooding. The Cappa looks like a small jet engine from a plane, but it's actually designed to harness rushing water and turn it into free energy.
Using Thermodynamics & 100-Year-Old Technology To Break The $20 Per MWh Barrier
December 29th, 2012 by Guest Contributor This is a guest post by one of our regular, cleantech-obsessed readers, David Fuchs. Clearly, David thinks he’s on to something big. Enjoy the article! For years, the production of energy has fascinated me. Over the past 20 years, I have experimented with solar cells made via inkjet printer, a [&hellip
Does Your Wood Stove Make Electricity Too? This One Does!
It's always amazingly nice when you can do the same tasks you have always done, yet accomplish another secondary purpose. What if when you went outside to chop the firewood, and brought it in to warm the home you could kill two birds with one stone? What if you could generate power at the same time as making heat for your home? Well that technology is here!It is called the InStove (Institutional). There are two models to choose from. They have a FireVolt Hydronic Thermoelectric Core that…