How Do Hydro Powered Cars Work?

Hydrogen-powered cars, also known as fuel cell vehicles, work by converting hydrogen gas into electricity to power an electric motor that drives the vehicle. Here’s how the process works: Hydrogen gas is stored in high-pressure tanks onboard the vehicle. The hydrogen gas is then sent through a device called a fuel cell stack. Inside the stack, the hydrogen gas is … Read More

Hydro Power Questions From a 7th Grader

At we love getting questions from interested readers and doing our best to provide answers. Recently we received some fantastic questions from a 7th grader doing a project on hydroelectric power. If you have any questions feel free to Contact Us and our team will get back to you as soon as possible!   I am a Grade 7 … Read More

Reducing Air Pollution with Solar Panels

With expanding environmental consciousness and growing concern for the environment, more members of our society are embracing renewable energy as the solution that will minimize the use of non-renewable resources and mitigate the hazardous effects of global warming and pollution. Among renewable resources, such as wind, rain, tides and waves, sunlight has the widest application in green households. Solar power … Read More

How Warm Can Solar Pool Heaters Make Water?

As the world becomes more conscious about global warming and the consequent effects of Greenhouse emissions, many people are looking for energy efficient alternatives from using grid electricity in their homes. When it comes to swimming pool heating systems, electric and gas heating systems have been used widely for years and still remains the popular choice for many. However, the … Read More

Smart Elevators and Renewable Energy

The obsession with smart elements is not going to witness a downward incline any soon. On contrary it has been growing with the technical developments in pertinent segments. From smart electronic devices to smart machines, the basic benefit of these is availed in terms of optimized power consumption by each one of them. Automated and regularly monitored power controls for … Read More

Hydraulic Actuators & Wind Turbines

Actuators play a crucial role in wind turbine technology. Actuators are used in wind turbines as a motor or a source of energy to move and manipulate certain components of the turbine. What happens if a wind turbine is not facing the correct direction on a windy day?

AirBNB for Solar Power

Solar power prices have dropped around 50% in many places without a corresponding increase in new solar power projects, especially for private residents. Inflexible conditions prevent people who may otherwise choose to have a solar powered home, even if the homeowners have a preference to use renewable energy instead of fossil fuels. Often times ones home may be facing an … Read More

LightSail Spacecraft

Some positive news in space exploration as the LightSail Spacecraft has regained function and connection with it’s command team after about eight days of silence from malfunctions and unexpected silence. The LightSail which uses force from the collisions of photons against it’s mylar sail (much like a sailboat uses wind – see diagram below) is the first of two LightSail … Read More

Tesla Turbine

The Tesla Turbine, as you may have guessed, was patented by Nikola Tesla in 1913.  Tesla had nearly 300 patents and countless ideas and inventions, but frequently referenced his particular turbine innovation as one of his most important. The word turbine in this situation can be misleading.  Most turbines are designed with a shaft and blades, and the blades are usually what … Read More

Wind Power in 2013

The future of wind power in the United States will hopefully get a considerable push in the right direction after congress and Obama have approved the renewal of the wind energy tax credits after they were threatened for removal after the fiscal cliff in late 2012. Now, wind energy construction companies can continue stalled wind turbine construction from the year before. if you look … Read More