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Wind farm
Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

Belgium's offshore wind power reservoir uses excess power to pump water, storing it as latent hydroelectric power.

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Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

Transparent laminate solar cells put the fossil fuel industry on notice?

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Tesla Solar Roof shingles
Solar photovoltaic

The Tesla Solar Roof: we love the hype, but we'd like to see some actual facts.

The name Tesla inspires visions of fast cars, rocket ships, high speed trains and now home solar roofs. So far they are big on fanfare but short on hard facts.

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Drumi the foot pedalled washing machine that makes laundry off-grid oh
Renewable energy

This foot pedalled washing machine doesn't need electricity and uses very little water.

Powered by foot, this compact and easy to maneuver machine is an excellent alternative to a normal home washing machine or trip to the dreaded laundromat.

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tidal power generators
Renewable energy

Tidal generators offer a predictable supply of renewable energy

Renewable power sources such as sun and wind present challenges for grid operators in being able to consistently meet demand. Tidal and river generators rem...

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Renewable energy

Micro-power generation

Solar power good, power plants bad. If only it were that simple. There are many variables to consider when investigating ways to produce your own power.

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the installation of a LucidPipe power generator via Lucid Energy

Portland, Oregon will Soon Generate Hydroelectric Power in Water Pipes Under City Streets.

The inside of city water mains has up to this point not been a newsworthy place. With in-pipe power generating turbines, that is now poised to change.

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Lifestyle and environment

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

Last summer the 20/20 Catalysts Program kick-started a clean-energy initiative for Indigenous communities. This summer the focus will be on improving communi...

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

All about off-grid power generation

In this second post in a series on off-grid living, Craig Anderson outlines the energy systems of his house and explains why he chose them.

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Bullfrog clean power
Renewable energy

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

Electricity is clean at its destination but can be very dirty at its source. Not all of us have the means to install solar panels or wind turbines, but with ...

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Professional services


Lights, appliances and all things electrical

These guide pages are intended to help you find the most efficient and affordable options for pretty much anything that runs on power, and the best ways to g...

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