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 More Background on PV’s [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2zjdtxrisc&w=400&h=300&rel=0] Short animated youtube video on […]
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.
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 very popular refrigerator and it seems that Whirlpool can’t keep […]
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 Susan’s, but I think this is the same size as […]
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 the year (and my estimated savings upon replacement,) and I […]