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Wind farm
Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

...wind and solar, is that it is unpredictable. This presents a challenge to grid operators, as they struggle to meet demand while compensating for calm winds or c...

Trinity portable wind turbine for charging devices
Wind power

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

...wind turbine or pedal-powered washing machine , pedal-powered bike generators at least keep the discussion on track, even if they do little but offer a chance f...

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

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

...power output will be quite unpredictable, so you may be relying on grid power more than you might wish. Personal wind turbines: Zoetrope home wind turbi...

Bullfrog clean power
Renewable energy

Bullfrog Power makes clean renewable energy available to all of us.

...power sources. Since Bullfrog's launch, several new wind projects have been commissioned in Canada to meet the demand of their customers. While Bullfrog Power i...

tidal power generators
Renewable energy

Tidal generators offer a predictable supply of renewable energy

...power again. The success of that pilot project earned Verdant Power the first ever commercial licence in the U.S. for tidal power generation, a green light fo...

The Zoetrope DIY Vertical Wind Turbine Design
Wind power

The Zoetrope: Open Source DIY Vertical Wind Turbine Design

...wind power, hoping that others might improve the design and functionality. Hence the beauty of open source design. The freely downloadable construction guide in...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...wind, however, to ensure a strong battery, you should wind them to full power on occasion rather than letting them sit there dead. Candles and functioning lig...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...powered by a 750W silent wind turbine and 600W solar outputs that enable it to operate completely off-grid. A dual-power system offers an additional source of e...

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

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...power, which is that you can't always get it when you want it - the wind doesn't always blow and the sun doesn't always shine. And a major criticism with wind t...

Electricity

Lights, appliances and all things electrical

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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?

...power generation is something we can do to reduce our personal energy consumption and carbon footprint. Theoretically then moving towards home solar , wind powe...