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Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
Wind power

The Trinity portable wind turbine will charge your gadgets on the go.

...renewable energy generators will stop climate change, and yes, we agree that it will take more than that. What devices such as this do is create an awareness of...

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours (In Theory Anyhow)
Renewable energy

Can you really power your home with a bicycle generator?

...generators can make for a more efficient home, as you rely less on grid-fed power. Even in the greenest province or state with renewable energy there is still...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...energy continuing to rise and a global push towards energy conservation and renewable energy solutions, we need to look into alternative ways of generating powe...

Off-grid home with solar PV & Battery backup
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...renewable energy. Guided by that sort of thinking, from a climate-conscience point of view, it is your local power source that really determines whether you w...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...energy from the grid, you are increasing your carbon footprint, not reducing it. All of Quebec is on renewable power, as is much of British Columbia and a gro...

Off-grid, passively-heated LEED Gold home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

All about off-grid power generation

...generator (or for others' setups, the power grid) into DC power to charge the batteries. The automatic generator starter is able to start the generator whenever...

Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

A Toronto Off-grid home 20 years later; how did it fare?

...energy would be provided by the sun (passive heating and photovoltaic power generation). The remaining 25% of required energy would be provided via a gasoline...