Solar Powered Stirling Engine

Aug. 3 | Robert Stirling was a Scottish minister who invented the first practical example of a closed cycle air engine in 1816, and it was suggested by Fleeming Jenkin as early as 1884 that all such engines should therefore generically be called Stirling engines....

Thermoelectric power generation

Aug. 3 | In the United States, 90 percent of electricity comes from thermoelectric power plants—coal, nuclear, natural gas, and oil—that require cooling. The PowerPot has no moving parts or batteries, and since the thermoelectric technology is built into the...

Hybrid Solar Lighting

Jul. 13 | Light from the sun is collected and piped through fiber optics to provide natural lighting for a health benefits and to reduce your carbon footprint.

Off-grid home ends year-long study with surplus energy

Jul. 10 | Net-zero energy test home ends year-long study with surplus energy Braving a harsh winter with snow-covered solar panels, the Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF) in Washington DC has come up trumps in a year-long study of its energy harvesting...

The War on Renewable Energy

Jun. 26 | The War on Renewable Energy | Jesse Ventura Off The Grid – Ora TV There is so much more to say on this subject it is not funny. We as humans need to be using more renewable Energies to help get rid of our dependency on oil. The Earth is a mess!...

The Solar Ship

Apr. 17 | The Solar Ship is a little bit airplane, a little bit blimp and all good intentions. The hybrid dirigible combines the cockpit and landing gear of a plane with the top of a blimp, the latter of which is lined with solar panels. The green vehicle can take...

Purdue University Solar-Powered Motorcycle

Apr. 17 | WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University student who created a solar-powered motorcycle is launching a club to help likeminded students expand environmentally friendly transportation options. Physics major Tony Danger Coiro, a junior from South...

Building a DIY solar water heater

How to build a solar water heater, simple DIY project.

Apr. 15 | Save $30 a month on power bill. A simple DIY solar water heater made from recycled parts. Parts List old hot water heater tank, as long as it is not rusted through. old sliding glass door plywood 2×4 sheet metal black Spray paint pipe and fittings

Solar Hot Water Panel

Trade Secrets – Solar Hot Water Systems

Mar. 6 | This is a Great Solar Hot Water Heater overview and explanes how to calculate the position of the solar Hot Water Heater and placement on roof. This is great info for the DIY People out there.

Earthships of Taos

Feb. 19 | Imagine a home that’s made out of recycled tires filled with dirt, bottles and cans. Now, imagine that home acting as a living organism that produces its own electricity through solar and wind energy, a home completely off the grid. This house would...