Renewable Energy

We're going to run out of any kind of fossil fuels, so we need to move on to a renewable source.

Verdant Power is turning Manhattan's East River into a testing ground for a hydro electricity project that could show the world that you don't need dams or raging rivers to create an urban source of hydro power. The company uses underwater turbines... Read More
Well, I guess the Department of Interior can't be TOO mad at BP. They destroy the Gulf and what does our brilliant government do? Reward them with tax breaks to build an environmentally unfriendly wind farm. More here: [Federal Register: July 26,... Read More
This term Energy Density is appearing with increasing frequency. The message is that non carbon alternatives, solar, wind, bio, etc cannot attain the needed prevalance to ever replace coal, petroleum and natural gas .
All brands of rechargeable trimmers have a battery life issue because they need to remain lightweight. Over time the charge controller board does not allow f...
Vegawatt provides restaurants with the technology to recycle their cooking oil and convert it into electricity and heat for the ENTIRE restaurant.
See how landfills across the country are using gas that is normally burned off in landfills, which endangers the environment, and instead converting it into energy. You'll see that waste really isn't a waste afterall.
Biodiesel made from waste fats can drive diesel trucks and generators -- without requiring any kind of retrofitting.
At present, both efficiency and output of solar thermal power plants are quite low and it's a big reason behind the high cost of kWh electricity produced in present day solar thermal power plants. The other reason is the high cost of maintenance of... Read More
Planet Forward
Last week I visited an anaerobic methane digester in Skagit County, Washington. The plant, owned by Kevin Maas and his brother of Farm Power Northwest, produces 750 kilowatts of electricty, enough to power 500 homes and accounts for 0.5% percent of... Read More
Filmed at the 13th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Efficiency EXPO + Forum, held on May 27, 2010. The EXPO brought together 50 businesses, sustainable energy industry trade associations, government agencies, and energy policy research... Read More

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