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Carbon Buster Stirs in Sleep

Carbon Buster Stirs in Sleep

After all these years, are you tired of reading article after article announcing the “revolution” in photovoltaics and the imminence of the long-heraled low-cost renewable era of green energy? Well, here’s another one. This, from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Photovoltaics Cells from Any Semiconductor […]

DIY solar power appliances: great idea

DIY solar power appliances: great idea

Look out for this company, Clarian Power, looking to bring the first plug-in solar power system to the U.S. market in 2011. The idea is an solar power generating appliance that can be plugged into any wall outlet to feed into the electrical grid.

Carbon Buster Blues: The Refrigerator Is Half-empty

Carbon Buster Blues: The Refrigerator Is Half-empty

Alas, no refrigerator today. Since purchasing my Whirlpool dream machine on June 27th, this is the third delivery date on which Lowes has left me afloat in the ever-warming Brooklyn atmosphere. Rising, rising, rising – just like my electric bills each month. This is a […]

Carbon Busters Journal Entry, June 26th, 2007

Carbon Busters Journal Entry, June 26th, 2007

Dear Concerned Environmentalists Everywhere: So today I bought a 10 cubic ft refrigerator at Lowes for $398 less 20% equals about $320. It’s a Whirlpool with a stainless steel “look” and it’s pretty small. I was hoping to get one as small as my friend […]

Guess What, Carbon Buster? My Con-Ed Bill Was $90 Last Month

Guess What, Carbon Buster? My Con-Ed Bill Was $90 Last Month

I live in a 375sf apartment, and haven’t installed the A/C yet this year. My electric bills average over $100 per month. This is a problem. So I was looking inside my refrigerator last night to find a model number so I could figure out […]