How Does Wind Power Work?

Wind power is seen as one of the renewable energy sources that can be tapped to decrease the greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. At present, it is used across the world, with some countries getting ten percent of their power from it.

By | 2014-11-10T14:45:35+00:00 February 24th, 2010|Alternative Energy|

Installing Solar Panels

If you've decided not to use a professional solar panel installer, but to install your own solar panels, there are several factors you should take into consideration. In particular, you should consider the size of your solar panel system, as this will determine where and how you install it, and you should consider whether or not you want to tie your system to the power grid.

By | 2013-03-07T20:54:48+00:00 February 1st, 2010|Alternative Energy|

DIY Tubular Skylight Installation

A tubular skylight, or solar tube, is a device which can provide natural light for rooms that don’t have windows. What it does is to collect sunlight on the roof and bring it into the room using a reflective tube. This is ideal for dark kitchens, hallways, and bathrooms.

By | 2017-09-26T10:49:11+00:00 September 26th, 2009|Alternative Energy|

Homemade Solar Batteries

It would be nice to be able to charge your batteries charge without using any conventional electrical chargers. Well, Knut Karlsen did just that. His homemade solar batteries are made out of normal rechargeable batteries, with built-in solar cells. All you need to do is to leave the batteries under the sun, and they will slowly regain energy.

By | 2017-03-10T05:04:38+00:00 July 21st, 2009|Alternative Energy|