Category: NEW ENERGY

ENERGY

PERMACULTURE & PEAK OIL:

PERMACULTURE & PEAK OIL: Beyond ‘Sustainability’ (via http://www.occupymonsanto360.org) David Holmgren is co-originator (with Bill Mollison) of the permaculture concept and author of the recent book, PERMACULTURE: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability. He talks about the need to move beyond the…

New Solarize Community Guidebook

Solarize Your Community (Learn How from New Solarize Guidebook) (via Clean Technica)   Want to solarize your community? Like, really solarize it? The Solarize campaign in Portland, Oregon and its many spin-offs is a great example of how, and now…

Pedal Power

The Pedal Powered Business: Turning Human Power into Profit (via sustainablog) Pedal powered business – we’ve done that before.  From food delivery to recycling pick-up to musical tours, we’ve seen multiple examples of businesses that use bicycles as their sole…

Organic Solar Cells

Harvard Crowd-Sources Organic Solar Cell Research Project (via Clean Technica) A crowd-sourced solar cell research initiative at Harvard University called the Clean Energy Project is about to get a big boost: the initiative, which has relied on a network of…

Affordable Biofuel

Food Waste Could Create Hydrogen Fuel (via Gas 2.0) The world of the 21st century faces some incredibly daunting challenges that, unless dealt with soon, may eventually reach the point of no return. Overpopulation, water shortages, and climate change is…

In the News

Solar News Roundup (via Clean Technica)   Some more solar energy news from around the net to wrap up the week: SolarCity & Clean Currents have teamed up to offer fixed-price Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for solar power with as little as…

1,400 miles on Nothing but Hydrogen

Hydrogen Hyundais Cross Europe, Longest Hydrogen Journey Ever (via Gas 2.0) As an alternative to oil, hydrogen seems so promising, and yet so impossible. The only emissions from hydrogen fuel cells is water. Alas, the expense and lack of infrastructure…