Four Eco-Friendly Business Ideas

Investing in the eco-friendly sector is not only a way to tap into one of the fastest growing industries, but a way for eco-minded individuals to truly make a difference. The number of business ideas in this sector are quasi infinite, and virtually anyone can use their skill set and expertise and turn them into a green business. Let’s look … Read More


Hydro Power Questions From a 7th Grader

At TurbineGenerator.org 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


Net Metering

Large cap utilities companies are a staple of American industry and culture. Such a staple that they are represented on the original monopoly board, and just about every home/business owner or renter in the country has at some point been under the grips of one of these companies and has paid an electricity bill. But times are changing, and new … Read More


Saudi Arabia to focus more on solar power?

Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, may also see their solar energy exports climb toward the top of this list.  A country that has made so much of it’s money on oil exports is also a geographical powerhouse for the production of solar energy and plans to have at least around 40 GW of solar production by the year … 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