Crafting A Wooden Wind Turbine

Taking you back to high school shop class, here's how to make your own wind turbine blades out of wood. The wood base easily picked up at any home building store (or heck, from fallen trees in the nearby forest), wood turbines are a more affordable option for a do-it-yourselfer as you can measure and handle the wood before you purchase and begin cutting.

By | 2018-04-16T15:44:03+00:00 June 10th, 2010|Alternative Energy|

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|

Wind and Fire Energy for Your Home

The three D’s that can describe fossil fuel are Dangerous, Dirty, and Dwindling. They are bad for the environment, but yet are still the number one source of energy. The good news is that there are cleaner, sustainable energies knocking on our doors. It is high time we welcome them into the picture with open arms. Here’s a quick look at geothermal and wind energy, and how people can harness them for their homes.

By | 2013-04-16T01:57:11+00:00 May 26th, 2009|Alternative Energy|

Save Money with Solar Power

One way to use solar power to save money is through the use of a practice called "Net Metering." What is Net Metering? Net Metering is the practice of consumers "selling" energy to the electricity companies when they have some form of renewable energy facility installed at their home and a surplus is created.

By | 2014-11-10T15:00:15+00:00 November 20th, 2008|Alternative Energy, Green Gadgets|