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Wind farm
Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

...energy that is often dumped from wind farms at off-peak hours, and to be able to ramp up the supply instantly with stored green energy. ”We have a lot of ener...

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...storing solar power The latest technologies in Lithium-ion home batteries All about solar panels: how they work Ten questions to ask a solar contractor be...

Dual axis solar tracker
Solar photovoltaic

Choosing between solar trackers and fixed solar panels mounts

...solar installer worth their salt should be willing to look into that for you. The solar tracker in these images was installed by Goggin Energy in a wooded are...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...Solar thermal collection is quite simple; it can be passive solar home design , or solar air heaters or solar thermal water heaters. Heat can easily be stored i...

Thermal batteries for passive solar design
Efficient home design

Thermal batteries: how to passively store heat

...energy required would be 75.2 kJ. The amount of energy put in is the amount of energy stored in a material, as this energy will later be released as the mater...

Solar Air Heating Panels for Homes - How to Build DIY
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...solar collectors, downspout solar collectors, screen or sheet metal solar collectors. If you don't have it in you to make one yourself, solar air heaters for sa...

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

OFF GRID LIVING BLOG, PART 3: All about off-grid power generation in off-grid homes

...energy and solar power, so this provided just the impetus that I needed to pursue an off-grid home. I'll list the vital statistics of our off-grid energy syst...

Solariums in cold climates won't heat homes unless carefully designed and built
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

Solariums in cold climates won't heat your home

...energy efficiency’ argument. Overall performance of Solariums: The idea that a solarium will heat the interior of the building in winter and reduce its ener...

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

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...solar array and battery backup for your own security of power, but if going 'off-grid' means you need to burn fossil fuels instead of tapping into clean energy ...

Wind turbine © Jinterwas, Flickr
Lifestyle and environment

Clean energy infrastructure and efficient-housing for Canada's Indigenous communities

...Energy website is championed by Lumos Energy, Clean Energy Advisor and Mentor to Indigenous communities across Canada. Lumos Energy brings extensive experience ...

Lithium-ion solar home battery
Solar photovoltaic

Lithium-ion solar home batteries

...solar over the last 10 years Discover more about the Tesla Solar Panel special offer , find out more about solar photovoltaic panels here , or if you're looki...