Tag Archives: Alternative Energy

PR Water Solution – Solar Distillation — House 13oom

Problem – Water – Water is contaminated / no fresh water. Solution – Solar Water Distillation Discussion – Materials needed to build a solar still? How to teach people to build them? Can they make enough water for everyone? Where are they needed most? There are many ways to make a solar still. Some […]

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Your devices could soon be powered by ocean waves — Quartz

A sustainable future powered by the sea could soon be a reality. Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan have been generating electricity through currents, using special underwater turbines. On Sept. 20, they announced that their project—dubbed Sea Horse—was a success and ready for commercial application. The implications are “huge,” according to […]

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Innovating A Backyard Solar Battery System — Hackaday

Ever on the lookout for creative applications for tech, [Andres Leon] built a solar powered battery system to keep his Christmas lights shining. It worked, but — pushing for innovation — it is now capable of so much more. The shorthand of this system is two, 100 amp-hour, deep-cycle AGM batteries charged by four, 100 […]

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