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Alternative Energy

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Latest Activity: Aug 29, 2016

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FLA or AGM for Off Grid? 2 Replies

OK, so It's a trick question, I just wanted to see if anyone is alive on here.Continue

Started by Dan Brown. Last reply by Dan Brown Mar 17, 2016.

Alternative Energy 1 Reply

Does anyone have a worksheet or form to determine your household energy budget, how much solar or wind would have to geenerate to meet your needs?System costs and ROI?  Good sources to look reputable…Continue

Started by Joe Klinkhoff. Last reply by Bob Lawrason Mar 20, 2014.

Green House in Winter 2 Replies

I am trying to find an alternative way to heat my small greenhouse during the winter so that I can continue to grow veggies, herbs, etc.  I have tried electric heaters and electricty is proving to be…Continue

Started by Deb Shaded Deer Schorzman. Last reply by CJ Verde Mar 5, 2014.


Perusing through Grist today, I saw a headline from Bloomberg.com that General Electric sees…Continue

Tags: fuels, renewables, alternative, fossil, energy

Started by Caroline Malcolm. Last reply by Caroline Malcolm Jun 6, 2011.

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Comment by David Berry on July 18, 2010 at 12:13pm
Check out re: char - http://www.re-char.com/

Carbon Sequestration with Fuel and Soil Amendment!
Comment by David Berry on July 20, 2010 at 1:52am
I think Home Depot is BP Solar - Irony

Lowe's uses a local Los Gatos company called Akeena
They have some license with Andalay for the Technology

Both likely offer the same financing support which is helpful for this technology.
Comment by Cornelia on August 16, 2010 at 5:14pm
Thermal Banking Greenhouse Design
Comment by Caroline Malcolm on June 3, 2011 at 11:07am

Cool project on Instructables.com - Bike Generator! This generator can power 2 AA batteries and charge a cell phone or ipod! 


Has anyone created a project like this? Interesting concept...I'm also interested in energy neutral/energy generating gym equipment!


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