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Deep Cycle Battery Heating Up When Charging

07/26/2014 by hydrogenhead
I got what I thought was a good deal on a Trojan J185H 225ah deep cycle battery. The seller said that it was out of date and had never been used. Diff...
Views: 100, Comments: 8
Last comment 07/30/2014 by old salt

Controlling MONKEY TRICKS in Fields

07/19/2014 by vijaydongare
We have large areas in RATNAGIRI DISTRICT ...W COAST in maharashtra where large areas suffer from Groups of MONKEYS destroy crops ....even occassiona...
Views: 113, Comments: 12
Last comment 07/28/2014 by RAMJEE

Separating Ferric Chloride from Water

07/18/2014 by Rorschach
I'm working on a small scale water treatment idea that I'm not quite ready to explain fully but one step of the process would involve separating Ferri...
Views: 172, Comments: 7
Last comment 07/21/2014 by James Stewart
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Alternative & Renewable Energy Blog

198 blog entries, 2472 comments (0 Viewing)

Battery Bottles Solar Power for Irrigation Pump

07/23/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Four large tanks sited near a 150 kW PV system on an almond farm are the newest technology additions in California's Central Valley. The tanks for...
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SOLAR-JET: Renewable Kerosene from Sunlight

06/24/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A process for producing aviation kerosene using carbon dioxide, water, and concentrated solar radiation was demonstrated in a European Union-funde...
Views: 284, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/25/2014 by ranabir chakraborty

A Revolution in Wind Power Forecasting

06/10/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
With the help of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO, U.S. utilities are getting smarter about integrating wind ene...
Views: 98, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/14/2014 by Tom_Consulting
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E&E Exchange

68 blog entries, 822 comments (0 Viewing)

Grow House Energy Concerns

07/18/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
When you hear the buzzword marijuana (aka "pot", "weed"), you probably start thinking about some of the big issues regarding the well-known drug: hist...
Views: 234, Comments: 13
Last comment 07/23/2014 by Tornado

Daylighting Lost Rivers

07/03/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
It has been a very wet year so far; lots of rain. Many parts of the US have had major flooding issues and big storms. When I see the results of thes...
Views: 299, Comments: 7
Last comment 07/05/2014 by C-Mac

Pretty PV Panels

05/15/2014 by HUSH
The history of solar panels at the White House is somewhat convoluted. Back in 1979, President Jimmy Carter made his political intentions clear when...
Pathfinder Tags: aesthetics panel PV solar
Views: 352, Comments: 8
Last comment 05/16/2014 by Charlie Johns
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Water & Wastewater Systems

26 blog entries, 287 comments (0 Viewing)

Developments Could Broaden Desal Appeal

07/15/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Desalination will be one of the pillars of a new water-supply system, replacing conventional water sources destined to become "less reliable and l...
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Treated Wastewater More Palatable in Dry Times

06/23/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Years of drought have actually been a good thing for one California business: an unusual wastewater treatment facility in the state's Orange Count...
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Last comment 06/27/2014 by adreasler

Time for Desal in Cal?

03/24/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
California's water supplies "are at critically low levels… and the crisis is unlikely to go away soon or for long," reports the head of an o...
Views: 329, Comments: 10
Last comment 07/17/2014 by James Stewart
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Environmental Technology

110 blog entries, 1381 comments (0 Viewing)

Same Ol' Nuclear Question

05/07/2014 by HUSH
I asked for uranium ore for my birthday this year. It's not a joke. On United Nuclear, samples start at just $12.00 USD. I'm not planning on startin...
Pathfinder Tags: Energy nuclear storage waste
Views: 450, Comments: 33
Last comment 05/15/2014 by Hilton

Sop Up Spills with Cellulose-based Aerogel

05/04/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Cleanup of oil spills, heavy metals, and other contaminants promises to be fast and efficient with a cellulose-based aerogel developed at Universi...
Views: 180, Comments: 6
Last comment 05/08/2014 by Tornado

Is Climate Change the Beginning of the End?

04/02/2014 by HUSH
Last weekend the sun shined. I know that doesn't seem novel, but I promise it's newsworthy for us here in the American mid-Atlantic. After five y...
Pathfinder Tags: apocolypse climate change extinction
Views: 1468, Comments: 270
Last comment 05/17/2014 by JWthetech
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Shale Gas, Tight Oil, Carbon Emissions and You

06/29/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Methinks, yet again, there is change blowing in the wind. US President Barack Obama presented his plan for reducing carbon emissions to thwart clim...
Pathfinder Tags: carbon emissions Coal Fired Power Plants Economics Shale Gas Tight Oil
Views: 525, Comments: 20
Last comment 04/29/2014 by russ1

Getting the Lead OUT!

05/05/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
There is U.S. federal legislation slated to take effect on January 4, 2014 that will improve drinking water quality once again. Such changes may happe...
Pathfinder Tags: ANSI 61 lead free lead in drinking water NSF 372 NSF 61
Views: 427, Comments: 40
Last comment 05/12/2013 by Anonymous Hero

And the Ground Beneath Our Feet, It Shifted

04/07/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
"Game On" is the title; "all in" is the message. The article is a LinkedIn posting made by Jeff Immelt, the now long-tenured chairman of venerable Gen...
Pathfinder Tags: Immelt industrial revolution Maker Movement Oklahoma Shale Gas ...
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Last comment 03/16/2014 by 129CBRider

Do Soy-Based Foams Put Ford in the Driver’s Seat?

03/07/2011 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by Steve Melito
In the summer of 1941, Henry Ford unveiled a plastic-bodied car that connected industry to agriculture. According to Lowell E. Overly, the former too...
Pathfinder Tags: car seats Henry Ford soy foam soy-based foams soybean car ...
Views: 276, Comments: 1
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Good Riddance, White Pages

11/18/2010 posted in TeknologikL
by Kaplin
Verizon has finally received the permission they have been asking for -- to halt production of the iconic White Pages in New York, Florida, and Penn...
Pathfinder Tags: Online Directory Phone Book Phone Lookup Verizon White Pages ...
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Last comment 11/23/2011 by 129CBRider

The Missing Carbon Problem (Part 4)

03/10/2009 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Uncertainty in the carbon cycle is greater than computer-generated models account for. Large generalizations have left out many smaller processes t...
Pathfinder Tags: climate change IPCC kyoto protocol Missing Carbon missing sink
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Last comment 05/04/2013 by 129CBRider