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Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

...wind turbines will be used to pump water out, then at peak hours, seawater will be allowed to flow back in through hydroelectric turbines. By storing excess power, the system will increase its effectiveness in two ways - by making use of energy that is often dumped from wind farms at off-peak hours, and to be able ...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...power outages: Flashlights and headlamps with charged batteries are always good to have; alternatively (or in addition), you can keep wind-up devices. There are head lamps and even LED lanterns that can operate for hours or more on a single wind, however, to ensure a strong battery, you should wind them to full power o...

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

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...wind generators. Azelio - Generating carbon-neutral electricity with storage that doesn't need batteries Storing renewable energy One downside of injecting clean, renewable energy into the power grid is that many green power sources lack predictability, making balancing the supply more challenging . Power aut...

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

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...power, you can gain heat simply through natural convection as warm air rises, but you will get much more heat by forcing air through it with a fan. Fans don't require a lot of energy to operate, so a small dedicated PV panel would do the job when there is no other available power and will automatically drive the fan wh...

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

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...wind power, then there is no need to install your own system to reduce your personal emissions. Again, go ahead and set up a 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 from the grid, you are increasing y...

Wind turbine © Jinterwas, Flickr
Lifestyle and environment

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

...powerful force for change and are partnering, owning, and operating projects. Our mission is to create an inclusive and open Indigenous clean energy community of practice across Canada. OUR VISION. OUR PASSION. We believe clean energy projects can be a substantive part of Canada’s future and a restorative force for...