Energy

Tradition & Energy: Calculating Our Educational Power Bill

Tradition & Energy: Calculating Our Educational Power Bill Seeing an orbital image of planet Earth at night you immediately become aware of two things. Firstly, how much energy is used to maintain the human experiment; secondly, how inequitably it is distributed around the globe. As James Lovelock recently observed, “civilisation is energy-intensive” yet the real …

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy If you’re looking for a way to conserve electricity, renewable energy may be the answer. Renewable, or solar energy, uses the sun’s light, along with wind and even certain molecules in plants and animals in order to power cars, turn on lights, and keep appliances working. Heat is produced whenever the sun touches …

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Alternative Home Energy

Alternative Home Energy Types of Alternative Home Energy Home energy consumption is one of the main problems of people today. The fact is, we all need electricity to power our lives. We need the level of civilization that can be provided by electricity. However, most people think that the price they pay is just too …

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Alternative Energy And The Need For A Proper Storage Technology

Alternative Energy And The Need For A Proper Storage Technology A number of energy storage technologies have been developed or are under development for electric power applications, including: * Pumped hydropower * Compressed air energy storage (CAES) * Batteries * Flywheels * Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) * Super-capacitors This is the future that we …

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