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Updated: 2014-10-02T22:15:36.622-07:00

 



Tips for Saving Power at Home

2009-07-28T14:40:28.523-07:00

How I save power at home?

  • Computer: More often than not, we do not switch off our monitors even after we have shut down our computers. Keep the monitor and the computer switched off when you are not using them. Start practicing this even when at work. You will help save some more power for the world.
  • Light bulbs: You must have seen compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs being advertised all the time. You must have even used them at times. As a power-saving measure, start using the CFL light bulbs as much as you can. If you are thinking they are more expensive than the regular bulbs, the benefits of the CFL bulbs will prove much more cost-effective in the long turn by the amount of power they will save.
  • Air Conditioner: Set the temperature at the minimum or maximum best you are comfortable with, depending on the season. Try not to set it at too high or too low temperatures. Setting the air conditioner at reasonable temperatures helps save a lot of energy.
  • Washing Machines: Do you use your washing machine as often as you want? Do you use your washing machine even when there are not enough clothes to wash? Minimize the number of washes by washing full load of clothes every time.
  • Television: Take off the power plug of your television set when not using it. This may not sound a big deal but this tiny step will help save power.
  • Refrigerator: Bring hot food to room temperatures before putting it into the refrigerator. You can also save power by taking cold or frozen food out of the refrigerator much before the mealtime, thereby saving power in heating it.



Green Power, Homemade Windmills

2009-09-04T18:48:40.345-07:00

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When the whole world is looking for ways to cope with the severe energy crisis, what is the least we can do? We need to begin by saving the power we have and generating more power using alternate power solutions like solar and wind power systems.

The implementation of a windmill is not considered very cheap; however, it turns out a huge money saver in the long run when the cost of producing power becomes zero. It has been observed lately that people are implementing wind power solutions even at places with the average speed of power less than 11 miles per hour. Ideally, the average speed of wind at the site you propose to set up the windmill at should be 11 miles per hour, but a slightly lower average is also reaping good results for people.

One thing that dissuades people from setting up a windmill is the initial cost. However, one can set up a windmill at home at a much less price. It is, however, important to consider certain things while setting up a windmill on your own.

  • Get a good plan to make a windmill at home. Keep in mind the output you want the windmill to generate.
  • Look for sturdy components. Your homemade windmill should not get damaged by heavy winds.
  • Compare the prices of the equipment in the market and go for the components that suit your budget and your site.



Green Power, Homemade Solar Panels

2009-09-04T18:49:57.662-07:00

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The present economic scenario and the ever-shrinking state of the global oil reserves is not good news for everyone. But on a positive note it makes us investigate for alternative energy sources that is become the solution of cutting down present and the future energy consumption, particularly in terms of fossil fuel usage like oil. For example, it has become more and more economical to build home made solar energy system. Building the home made solar panels that utilize deep cell storage batteries produce the electricity upon consumer demand and reduce the their individual dependence on the country’s energy grid.
Who is there in the world who does not wish to have the energy bills get reduced by 80% or more? Many of us shall want to take advantage of such a great deal. If such is the demand then follow the guide Earth4Energy that offers lot of fantastic home made solar solutions on their site, which can be built easily, for the low cost of less than $200.



How can I produce electricity?

2009-09-04T18:51:13.350-07:00

In times of global power-crisis and severe environmental-damage, the question is: what can we do to help? We can do plenty if we want to. We need to start with consuming less power. Next, we can employ any of the following energy solution to make electricity:
  • Wind power solution – Installing a wind turbine can help generate electricity for our homes and farms.
  • Solar power solution – Using the solar power to cook light up and heat our homes is a wise idea.
  • Bio-gas – Bio-gas can be used to produce electricity on small scales.



How is Energy Produced?

2009-09-04T18:51:51.134-07:00

Electrical energy was one of man’s greatest discoveries. It has helped build new civilizations. The large amount of electricity produced has its source in fossil fuels, nuclear fission, water, and wind.

Electricity is churned out by enormous turbines. These turbines need a support to be moved. There are various ways of moving these turbines:

Fossil fuels
  • Electricity is produced when the blades of a turbine are moved by enormous amounts of vapour. This vapor is generated by heating a lot of water in huge furnaces. The water is heated by burning fossil fuels like coal, petroleum, and natural gas.
Water
  • A popular method to produce electricity, a water dams serves two purposes: restricting water bodies and producing electricity. Water dams use the river water to move turbines, helping them produce electricity. Electricity generated this way helps control air pollution; however, this method of electricity production adversely affects the ecosystem in the water bodies.
  • Water accounts for 90 percent of the world’s electricity generated through renewable resources.
Wind
  • Electricity is produced when wind energy is converted to electrical energy. Wind mills or wind turbines are used to churn up enormous amounts of wind energy which is then converted into electrical energy.
  • The latest in wind energy advancement tells us that wind energy is helping create portable cell phone chargers.
Nuclear fission
  • Nuclear fission causes a chain reaction where the element Uranium is bombarded by neutrons causing it to split. The result of the chain reaction generates a lot of heat which is used to heat water the vapor of which eventually moves turbines to create electricity.
Bio-waste
  • With technological advancements, electricity is also being produced by bio-waste. Bio-gas is a typical way of generating electricity in rural areas in countries like India. New technology evolved that uses human waste to generate electricity.