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Off Shore Wind Power

Off Shore Wind Power

14 companies have made the first move towards floating offshore wind projects on the West Coast, and offshore wind development is in full swing in Taiwan, Korea, Japan and other Asian countries. These new projects require different technologies, supply chains, and construction methods than those used for most European or Atlantic Coast projects. But major…

(HPC4Mfg) program

(HPC4Mfg) program

The High Performance Computing program has expanded to include projects focused on advanced materials. Two seedling projects are part of DOE’s Fossil Energy High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) Program, which develops new or improved materials that can withstand extreme conditions.

Wind Projects

Wind Projects

To see what wind power projects are in your state click on the photo or link above photo.

War on Net Metering

War on Net Metering

War on Net Metering Here in Nevada, NV Energy is fighting back against subsidized Energy and who is to pays for it. Another Article below has more behind what’s happening. Net metering and interconnection are rights afforded distributed generation residential and commercial solar system owners through the U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005. Read this…

IRS Tax Credit

IRS Tax Credit

When is Energy Storage Eligible for the 30 Percent ITC? Susan Kraemer February 17, 2016 | Post Your Comment Near the end of 2015, the IRS quietly updated a little known rule on storage eligibility for the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit (ITC). The timing seemed odd, with the ITC about to expire… Full Article

Science Projects

Science Projects

Excellent website for teachers and parents needing material for science projects. Be aware, some have been tested, and others have been adapted from science experiments and projects books.

Solar Power World

Solar Power World

Found an excellent Informational website on contractors around the USA.

Mapping the Grid

Mapping the Grid

The way we communicate, the way we shop, and the way we use energy are all facing massive disruption; wholesale shifts from old models to new ones. While it’s difficult to predict exactly what the future will bring, at GridWise Alliance we are working with industry stakeholders to track and understand the monumental change in the way we produce, distribute, and use electricity

Shrinagar plant Operating

HydroWorld.com reported in April 2007 that GVK subsidiary Alaknanda Hydro Power Co. Ltd. had awarded a contract to SMEC International of Australia and SMEC India to provide engineering services for the plant, at which point it was estimated that the project would cost US$439.5 million.

Uganda hydroelectric project

Uganda hydroelectric project

Two large hydro power plants, 600-MW Karuma and 188-MW Isimba, are being developed on the Nile River. Uganda currently has an installed electricity generation capacity of 850 MW.

Home Projects

Home Projects

Home Projects Here is a list of projects for the home. Home Projects

Water Projects

Water Projects

Water Projects These are water projects at Amazon Water Projects

SaleHoo Stores

SaleHoo Stores

The wholesale supplier directory launched in 2005 and since then, has become the most trusted supplier directory on the web! It contains 8,000 verified suppliers and is a crucial tool for eBay sellers and other online retailers. This is our most popular affiliate offer and highest converting.

Green Power EPA

Green Power EPA

Green Power Easy Is The Easiest Guide To Solar And Wind Energy On The Planet. Convert Your Entire Home To Green Power, And Eliminate Your Power Bill!

BIOGAS Generator Article

BIOGAS Generator Article

A 600-gallon biogas generator in Oregon turns 15 pounds of food waste into cooking fuel daily. As food and yard waste decompose, methane and carbon dioxide are created,

US Navy looking at HHO

US Navy looking at HHO

US Navy looking at HHO US Navy looking at HHO- obtaining fuel from seawater! By Gizmag  Article Summary Tell someone that you’ve invented a car that runs on water and they’re liable to report you for fraud. US Navy looking at HHO- oh no. That hasn’t stopped scientists and engineers at the U.S.. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)…

Energy Saver Blog

Energy Saver Blog

Energy.Gov Energy Saver Blog. In 2012, the average American family spent 2.7 percent of their household income on home energy bills. While this might not sound like a lot, it adds up to almost $2,000 a year in energy costs

Office Energy Efficiency

Office Energy Efficiency

Office Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy– Energy.gov Blog Short Link- https://www.solarwindwaterdiy.com/?p=2423 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: Unified Solar Wins at MIT Clean Energy Prize Office Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy-National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: REEcycle Wins at Caltech Flow University of Houston student team REEcycle won the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National…

Gov Energy News

Gov Energy News

Gov Energy News-Wind Program Wind Program Gov Energy News- With almost 80% of the U.S. electricity demand coming from cities and towns located in coastal states, offshore wind energy has vast potential to meet this demand and provide the nation with clean, renewable, and reliable electricity. The Energy Department today announced the selection of three projects…

ClimateMaster Heat Pump

ClimateMaster Heat Pump

  Latest Energy News-ClimateMaster Heat Pump ClimateMaster Heat Pump ClimateMaster announces its latest breakthrough innovation in the new Trilogy 45™ Q-Mode™ variable-speed geothermal heat pump system, which provides the industry’s highest efficiencies of 45 EER and further notable savings via on-demand hot water generation capabilities. The system additionally offers convenient programming, monitoring and control for…

THIN FILM SOLAR CELLS

THIN FILM SOLAR CELLS

Thin Film Solar Cells from Silicon Moving from Silicon Solar Cells to Thin Films The big switch from being dependent on perishable energy sources to using clean and renewable sources of energy is an unstoppable phenomenon, one which is bound to shower plenty of benefits on consumers as well as Mother Nature. This big leap…

Solar Powered Drone

Solar Powered Drone

Google Buys Solar Powered Drone –  Titan Aerospace Google Buys Solar-Powered Drone Manufacturer Titan Aerospace to Boost Internet Access in Third World Countries. New Mexico-based drone maker Titan Aerospace specializes in the creation of high-altitude solar-powered drones. “It’s still early days, but atmospheric satellites could help bring Internet access to millions of people, and help solve other…

Organic Solar Cells

Organic Solar Cells

Environmentally compatible production methods for organic solar cells from novel materials are in the focus of “MatHero.” The new project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) aims at making organic photovoltaics competitive to their inorganic counterparts by enhancing the efficiency of organic solar cells, reducing their production costs and increasing their life-time.

Wind Power Surplus

Wind Power Surplus

The dramatic growth of the wind and solar industries has led utilities to begin testing large-scale technologies capable of storing surplus clean electricity and delivering it on demand when sunlight and wind are in short supply.

Wind Energy Installations

Wind Energy Installations

Wind Energy Installations: New insight! New Insight into best arrangement of wind turbines on large installations Date: April 1, 2014 Source: American Institute of Physics (AIP) Summary: Researchers have developed a new way to study Wind Energy Installations wake effects that includes the airflow both within and around a wind farm and challenges the conventional belief that…

Solar Crystals Boost Solar

Solar Crystals Boost Solar

Solar Crystals Boost Solar Panels Date: April 2, 2014 Science Daily Source: International Union of Crystallography Summary: A new approach to studying solar panel absorber materials has been developed by researchers in France. The Solar Crystals technique could accelerate the development of non-toxic and readily available alternatives to current absorbers in thin film based solar cells. The…

NRG Energy Services

NRG Energy Services

PRINCETON, N.J.–(eSolarEnergyNews)–NRG Energy, through its subsidiaries including NRG Yield, Inc. and NRG Solar, one of the nation’s largest solar developers, now owns and operates more than 1.2 gigawatts of solar capacity.

Honda Smart Home

Honda Smart Home Uses Solar To Be Net Energy Producer Honda Smart Home 1 Honda Smart HomeFrom Reviewed.com Written by Keith BarryHonda has built a demonstration smart home in California that promises to generate more energy than its occupants will use. Honda Smart Home 2  The Honda Smart Home U.S. is a 1,944-square-foot home that…

Solar Panel Solar Light

Solar Panel Solar Light

Solar Panel Solar Light Scientists discover material that can be solar cell by day, light panel by night Source: Nanyang Technological University Summary: Scientists have developed a next-generation solar cell material which can also emit light, in addition to converting light to electricity. This solar cell is developed from Perovskite, a promising material that could…

Solar Energy Theft

Solar Energy Theft

But I’m not alone in perceiving an enormous cost reduction opportunity for solar in the United States. An article in Forbes last week suggested that we can “Cut The Price Of Solar In Half By Cutting Red Tape.” It provides a chart (reproduced below) like one I published in March, that shows how a similarly sized residential solar array in Germany costs 60% less than one built in the U.S. Solar Energy Theft – We Pay Double for Solar

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