What is wind power?
Most electric power in the world today are produced by electric generators. An electric generators (or sometimes called a dynamo) is a device that produce electricity when magnets that move…
What is solar power?
Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP). Solar photovoltaics (PV) are commonly called ‘solar panels’, and…
What is Electric Power?
Electric power is usually produced by electric generators, but can also be supplied by chemical sources such as batteries or solar. In 1831 Michael Faraday discovered that magnets that move…
What is hydro power?
Hydro-Power or hydroelectricity is the term use to referring the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. The use of water…
What Experts have to say!
Renewable energy has been both praised and derided as an alternative source of power over the past two decades. To its detractors it is inefficient, unreliable and economically unsound. To…
High-altitude wind energy from kites! – Saul Griffith In this brief talk, Saul Griffith unveils the invention his new company Makani Power has been working on: giant kite turbines that…
Ned Harvey of the Rocky Mountain Institute answers the question “What environmental innovation do you see moving the planet forward?” at our fall Fracking Salon.
Cool Tips for You!
Posted on February 28, 2013 | 3 CommentsCheck the seal on your fridge. A damaged seal can make your fridge consume more electricity due to the cold air escaping.
Posted on February 28, 2013 | 7 CommentsWhen people talk of the environmental effect of wind turbines and wind power, they often forget to mention the problems wind turbines cause to local wildlife. Birds are an obvious...
Posted on February 28, 2013 | 14 CommentsFor every hour you use your tumble dryer, you could have cooked 48 meals in your microwave, more than a month’s worth of dinners.
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