A coal-mine that powered German industry for almost half a century will get a new lease on life when it’s turned into a giant battery that stores excess solar and wind energy.
Instead of burning wood for heat, some Europeans now build a compost pile over plastic water lines that extract heat from the decomposing plant material. Temperatures can get as high as 149 degrees. With a circulating pump as the only moving part, the compost heater lasts an average of 12 to 16 mos. – and occasionally up to 24 mos. – providing heat and up to 80 percent of the hot water for a 1,500 sq. ft. home.
Good going Portland-making electricity out of an untapped water moving source. If you live in Portland, your lights may now be partly powered by your drinking water. An ingenious new system captures energy as water flows through the city's pipes.
The Wiseway Pellet Stove eliminates the need for electricity by utilizing a gravity feed system. It also eliminates all the mechanical breakdown and expensive maintenance such as auger replacement. Off Grid Heat can be yours today!
Learn to make your own diy wind turbine! Whether you are living off the grid, or just want to generate some extra energy for the home, these diy Wind turbine ideas will have you generating your own electricity in no time. Keep reading for the how to tutorials to build wind turbines of all shapes and #AlternativeHomeEnergy