Renewable Energy

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

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
Environmental and Energy Study Institute
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
Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Renewable biogas experts spoke at a June 16, 2010 event on Capitol Hill about capturing and using renewable biogas from urban and agricultural waste streams to help address our nation's climate, energy, and resource management challenges. More... Read More
Planet Forward
Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest gives us a tour of his anaerobic methane digestion facility and explains how his beneficial relationship with local dairy farmers. See Kevin's pitch on the technology here: Read More
Planet Forward
Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest LLC in Mt. Vernon, WA explains why he thinks using manure for energy via anaerobic methane digestion is an important source of alternative energy. Find out more about the process and Kevin's plant at www.... Read More