Homemade Tractor Driven AC Generator

This tractor driven generator can run off of an old diesel powered tractor. This type of generator is less expensive than a big standalone diesel generator, and does not require storing gasoline. It’s easier and cheaper to store diesel. Thanks … Continue reading →

Tesla Powerwall – A Battery Powered Home

“Powerwall is a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup electricity supply. … Continue reading →

Super Solar Cells

Today’s blog post is actually two stories in one. First, we’ll look at cutting edge solar cells, and then we’ll look at how improved, lower cost solar is ushering in a new age of electric transportation and home energy systems. … Continue reading →

New blade-less wind turbine — breaking the conventional windmill design

“Vortex Bladeless has designed a new form of wind energy, and state that it is “more efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly way to produce energy.” The Vortex Bladeless website states that their product reduced manufacturing and maintenance drastically and requires … Continue reading →

Frank Shuman’s Solar Arabian Dream

“On a clear, blazing hot day in June of 1913, the cream of British colonial society in Egypt—including journalists, ranking civil servants, and diplomats—gathered in Maadi, a small farming village on the banks of the Nile several miles south of … Continue reading →