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Blacklight Power

  Blacklight power claims to have found a way to create electical energy from water vapor.  Anyone heard of this?   Business Summary Business Presentation (This is a large file which ...

Forum topic - hommer - Jul 26 2012 - 3:59pm - 5 comments

Small, Person-Portable Power Solutions

I'd like to start up a Forum Topic where we can discuss power or battery recharge solutions that we may come across and want to bring to attention. If you come across something you like, please share. The emphasis here is on: Backup or ...

Forum topic - Poet - Apr 9 2012 - 9:46pm - 3 comments

Reinventing Fire..Solutions for New Energy Era

I love the work of Amory Lovins...  It is a very hopeful view that we can transition out of our "predicament"... Last month, he released his latest Book, REINVENTING FIRE, Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 15 2012 - 2:50am - 0 comments

Solar Powered Catamaran Almost Circumnavigates the Globe

This is pretty cool. A large solar-powered catamaran circumnavigating the globe. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2010/mar/31/solar-powered-... It needs sails! It's a very cool boat but I wonder while they ...

Forum topic - strive4impact - Aug 16 2011 - 9:01pm - 2 comments

Charge mobile devices from a campfire

This ingenious portable tool generates electricity from a campfire, or other heat source, to charge mobile devices like cell phones and GPS units.  It includes a radio and lantern.  A few links are provided below, but more are available.  It just went ...

Forum topic - Travlin - Jul 6 2011 - 3:08pm - 1 comment

Question on Electricity

Hi All- I work for a power plant, so bear that in mind with this question. How likely do we consider the possibility that power will be unavailable for weeks on end, or perhaps months?  If we look at natural disasters in other areas, it seems ...

Forum topic - tictac1 - Apr 30 2011 - 10:22am - 7 comments

Death Rate per watt produced...

Seth Godin just posted this in his blog: ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Mar 23 2011 - 10:26am - 4 comments

Is a Generator that runs on Natrual Gas instead of gasoline a good idea? How long would Natrual Gas last in an emergency?

Hello everyone, I've been pricing out Generators that can supply power to my entire house if the electric gets shut down in an emergency.  Every time we have a bad snow storm or heavy rain, the power goes out.  If there was a more long-term ...

Forum topic - TommyHolly - Feb 28 2011 - 3:09am - 42 comments

Cold Fusion

Italian scientists claim to have demonstrated cold fusion http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-italian-scientists-cold-fusion-video... Despite the intense skepticism, a small community of scientists is still investigating ...

Forum topic - firefly - Jan 24 2011 - 8:07pm - 208 comments

1998 Canadian Ice Storm

I am hoping some one here can help me find a slide series or film.  Many of you know there was a massive ice storm in Canada and Northern America in 1998 that caused huge problems for large areas for a long time.  Some areas where without power for a ...

Forum topic - land2341 - May 20 2010 - 3:39pm - 3 comments

Known lithium deposits can cover electric car boom

Link "MEXICO CITY/LA PAZ (Reuters) - Hopes of an electric car boom are spurring companies to seek new lithium sources, but new finds may be lower quality and costlier to develop than established deposits able to meet demand for years to ...

Forum topic - saxplayer00o1 - Feb 12 2010 - 1:10pm - 4 comments

Has anyone bought a home solar system recently?

I was just looking for some recommendations (or warnings) on dealers/vendors.  I've been doing some reading on the new tubular high efficiency systems, but can't find where these are on the market.  Any tips? Re: Has anyone bought a ...

Forum topic - docmims - Dec 26 2009 - 3:16am - 18 comments

China, the Miracle Economy

China, the Miracle Economy By Bill Bonner • August 13th, 2009 • Related Articles • Filed Under About the Author Best-selling investment author Bill Bonner is the founder and ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Aug 13 2009 - 3:19pm - 8 comments

Lessons Learned from a Power Outage

Becca encouraged me to share this here, and I finally found some free moments to do it.  For background, there are six of us - myself, my husband, and four kids ages ten and under.   We live in northern New England where winter temperatures often ...

Forum topic - Amanda Witman - Feb 7 2009 - 6:38pm - 19 comments