Category Archives: Alternative Energy Sources

10-17-3 My open Letter to Dear Abby:

Dear Abby: Last time I wrote you I was in fourth grade, I had told you about my Teacher (Mrs. Owens), she was a tyrant who made the meekest  girl in class ask three times to go to the restroom.  All … Continue reading

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Question of of the day 10-14-13

  Hello, I bought an AURORA 6500 diesel generator in 2009. When I had the manual transfer switch installed in the house, the electrician told me to have my generator looked at. Well, I have had one disappointing experience after … Continue reading

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An Amazing And Advanced Electrical Storage Idea!

So what does it take to call it an advanced idea? https://vimeo.com/46460725 Start with the typical Hydro storage Idea, add countless numbers of expensive generators with bearings and other parts to maintain. Add rails, Cars, Articulation, Wheels, wheel bearings, dangerous voltages … Continue reading

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CPV (concentrated Photo Voltaic) September 5, Muse of the Day

Sometimes it’s best to let the facts speak for themselves. Today at 12:26 PST, I checked online to view the weather and the percentage of rated output (best hour thus far today) for both Amonix  Hatch and the Road Runner thin … Continue reading

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Solar PV Power Production, How do we measure and compare?

Monoliths in the Field, and who is allowed in to look at them? Recently I wrote about Beth Buck Naked, her article about a motorcycle that ran on compressed air, and how the project had made a short list to receive some … Continue reading

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Question of the day 5/20/2013, Aeromotor Fan

A question from Jeff H. Subject: windmill retrofit Message Body: I was curious about retrofitting old Aeromotor windmills with a belt reduction to a commonly available truck alternator. With the advent of serpentine belts, it sounds that much more possible. My … Continue reading

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Utterpower Honors Mick at Metabunk.org

Today I honor Mick at Metabunk.org for writing a great article about small companies that make big claims. I haven’t asked permission to repost here what Mick wrote there, but I do so in hopes you WILL make the time … Continue reading

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Auto Head lights, a huge expense for Motorists.

Read on, there’s plenty we DIYers can learn from this topic.  Has anyone paid attention to the cost of automotive head Lamps over the past 30 years? In my childhood, we had the ‘sealed beam’ head lamp, and in many States they were … Continue reading

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