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    Selsam multi-rotor wind turbine

    April 5, 7:27 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Design and innovation do matter. One sees everyone doing things the same way- big supposedly bird-chomping view despoiling wind turbines (note the terminology, eye!) and then the creative genius comes up with a different way of building a turbine that is

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    Do-It-Yourself Biodiesel

    April 4, 8:15 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Want to make your own biodiesel at home? Off-Grid has notes and sources for building a biodiesel processor that’ll give you fuel that works in any engine designed for diesel—no modifications necessary. ::Off-Grid [by

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    Grass, an Environmentally Friendly Biofuel

    April 3, 5:06 PM by Che in Renewable Energy

    Jerry Cherney, the E.V. Baker Professor of Agriculture of Cornell University is urging the US to look towards using grass pellets as an energy source, a method well accepted in Europe. The sustainable 70 day cycle (vs. the 70 million year cycle for

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    The Vanadium Battery: The Ultimate Energy Storage Solution

    April 1, 3:09 PM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Many of us are feeling that this generation has passed on a heavy burden to our kids especially regarding the ever increasing energy needs of society. It's not all doom and gloom however, the Vanadium Battery might just return a little spring to your

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    New Biodiesel Plant Runs on Landfill Gas

    April 1, 9:41 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    The plant was opened in Denton, Texas, and runs on biogas, collected from a nearby landfill.

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    New York City NESEA Chapter

    March 31, 8:18 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    GreenHomeNYC and the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) have recently joined forces to create the New York City NESEA Chapter. Both groups are about bringing people together to learn about sustainability—GreenHome with an emphasis on

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    New Battery Design Charges in One Minute

    March 31, 4:24 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Electric devices often have been limited in their use by the time it takes to charge them. Now Toshiba has developed a battery that reaches 80% of a full charge in less than a minute. This has advantages for treehuggers- according to the wonderful google

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    Energy Planning at the Township Level

    March 30, 8:42 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Wayne New Jersey is undertaking a prototype energy plan in grand TreeHuggin-style. Let the pork barrel buzzards and influence peddlers have Washington DC. Economics and common sense, not idealism, are powerful enough forces that small towns can find ways

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    Energy: The Peel Deal

    March 29, 8:34 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Oranges are shaping up to be the real miracle plant. Not only are they delicious, healthy, great at making cleaners and solvents, and even carbon-trapping plastics, but now they may be a source of fuel. A Florida company has received a grant from the

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    Flying Windmills

    March 28, 4:01 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Here is a possible answer to the questions raised in Saturday's :: Where will the turbines be - 30,000 feet up in the jetstream where the wind is strong and steady. Tethered windmills will rise like helicopters when power is put into them, and then

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    Surface of the wall windmill ecological curtain

    March 20, 10:03 AM by TreeHugger in Renewable Energy

    Japanese shopping malls can be pretty ugly- covering them with this new form of windmill wall certainly help the aesthetics. Nice idea but, as an energy saving solution it is questionable- 775 vertical windmills generate 7,551 kw/hrs of power per year:


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