Recycled Grass Clippings Could Perhaps Heat Your Home

A British renewable energy company intends to use grass from abandoned fields and meadows as a fuel source. The gas that heats your home might come from the grass beneath your feet, at least if British renewable energy company Ecotricity is successful. Ecotricity, one of the world’s first renewable energy companies, is building a ‘green […]

China & it’s World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm gets switched on

Floating on a lake over a collapsed coal mine, the power station in Anhui province can produce 40 megawatts of energy. Last week, workers switched on a solar energy plant capable of producing 40 megawatts of power, which floats on a manmade lake in China’s Anhui province near the city of Huainan, reports Sarah Zheng at […]

World’s largest second-use battery storage unit prepared for grid connection

The second-use battery storage unit will be connected to the grid in early 2016 As electric cars come towards the end of their life, they create a set of problems that you simply don’t get with petrol cars – namely, getting rid of the batteries. Automotive giant Daimler is doing its bit to tackle the […]

Urine to power lights in refugee camps

The project is led by Professor Ioannis Ieropoulus at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, he highlighted the green nature of the system when he said, “[T]his technology is about as green as it gets, as we do not need to utilize fossil fuels and we are effectively using a waste product that will be in plentiful […]

‘Pee-power’ to light camps in disaster zones or is it pissing in the wind..! Then we have wind power…

Pee-power technology will light cubicles in refugee camps. [Great idea-Make it happen] A toilet, conveniently situated near the Student Union Bar at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), is proving pee can generate electricity. The prototype urinal is the result of a partnership between researchers at UWE Bristol and Oxfam. It is […]

Free power from a recycled washing machine, generating enough to live off the grid. DIY HOW TO VIDEO

RECYCLED OLD WASHING MACHINE MOTOR TO POWER YOUR HOME YOU TUBE DIY HOW TO VIDEO Published on 30 Oct 2012 A step by step guide showing how to convert a smartdrive washing machine into a pelton wheel dc generator making 780 watts, the power is fed into a small battery bank & inverter – generating […]

ALUMINIUM RECYCLING IN GERMANY TO BE THE WORLDS BIGGEST PROJECT

World?s Largest AluminiumRecycling Centre Under Construction 28 November 2012Aluminium rolling and recycling giant, Novelis (NYSE: NVL) has begun construction of a $250 million aluminium recycling and casting centre at its plant in Nachterstedt, Germany. The Atlanta, Georgia based company said that the new facility is being built adjacent to its existing aluminium rolling mill and […]

POO LOO POWER IS A REALTY WITH THIS SIMPLE SYSTEM

POO LOO POWER IS NOW HERE Of all the things that people traditionally discard, one that most of us likely think the least about repurposing is human feces and urine. Sure, we recycle our plastic and paper, and compost our fruits and veggies, but … that stuff? Actually, there are various worldwide projects aimed at […]

HOIW TO USE A RECYCLED BIKE WHEEL AS A WINDMIL TO DRIVE YOUR GENERATOR VIDEO HERE.

HOME MADE WINDMILL FROM BYCLE TO TURN YOUR GENERATOR. HOW TO VIDEO HERE… 1:50Add toAdded to queue Bicycle Wheel Windmillby gravityisweakFeatured Video300,175 views Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

WASTE HEAT NOW ABLE TO BE REUSED IN CAR EXHAUSTS

Researchers create material to more efficiently harness wasted heat By Darren Quick 20:28 January 18, 2011 Thermoelectric materials offer the potential to harness electricity from otherwise wasted heat. Continuing research in the field could yield applications scavenging energy from vehicle exhaust systems, industrial processes and equipment, and even sunlight. Now researchers have created a material with […]