In the video below, General Darren McDew (retired) addresses energy readiness in a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Questions are posed by Sen. Warren regarding military use of renewable energy. In the conclusion of the video, Gen. McDew affirms that renewable energy is a matter of national security.
In Stockholm, Sweden, a waste incineration system generates heat for 100,000 residents and electricity for 200,000 people. In three years, the country will incinerate all waste and have no landfills. Great Britain and other countries pay Sweden about $60 million to take their waste. Video originally posted to YouTube on 12 Jan 2018.
“Under the project, sponsored by Royal Dutch Shell, around 200 energy-capturing tiles developed by British startup Pavegen were installed the width and breadth of the field and covered by a layer of AstroTurf. Working in conjunction with solar panels also installed around the field, the player-powered tiles feed electricity to a system of floodlights overhead.”… Continue reading Soccer Field Powered by Solar and Kinetic Energy #STEM
Environment Summary. The Sustainable Operations Summit is the premier forum for leading organizations to share best practices that benefit both the environment and the bottom line. The 2012 summit will bring together some of the world’s brightest minds in sustainability in New York City during Earth Week to share innovative approaches to reduce our impact… Continue reading Sustainable Operations Summit – New York City – 2012
Question (from Jason) I have been living in a 336 sq foot house for over a year. I dont use electricity or hooked up to city water. I use well water. But my question is how many 45 watt solar panels do i need to buy in order to run a 30 amp house. Thank… Continue reading Home Solar and Alternative Power Options
Housing | Environment Summary. Sustainability and energy independence is on the forefront of everyone’s mind these days. It’s well known that among the greatest consumers of energy are heating systems — and most heating system use non-renewable energy. The book Wood Pellet Heating Systems by Dilwyn Jenkins explores wood pellet options. According to the Amazon… Continue reading UK Based Enerfina Pioneers Biomass Boilers and Renewable Energy Sources for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Use
Activism > Environment | Technology Summary. Philips, developer of the Sustainable City Light Blossom, has launched the website ASimpleSwitch.com for personal and business energy usage analysis. The site is drenched with richly detailed and colorful graphic images. Practical suggestions are given to help people and businesses reduce their power consumption. Ongoing interactive consultation allows future… Continue reading Philips – A Simple Switch – Energy and Green Living Assessment Website