Posts Tagged ‘WATER’

Fighting rising costs with wind power – Exploits water plant…

“As a regional services board, our goal is to look at any cost saving measures moving forward,” said Botwood mayor and chairman of the Exploits Regional Water Supply Committee Scott Sceviour. “The services board actually supplies water to Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishop's Falls, Botwood, Northern Arm, and Peterview. View full post on Wind Power News

The Morning After: Water purification could lead to more electric cars

Welcome back! We hope you had a great weekend. We've been playing with some cool dinosaur toys , hearing about Tesla's next power grid experiment, and the end of free Wikipedia data for developing countries. View full post on Wind Power News

ANL: life-cycle water consumption of fuel cell vehicles can be cut in …

The life-cycle water consumption of fuel cell electric vehicles using hydrogen produced from natural gas with steam methane reforming is almost 50% less than the life-cycle water consumption of conventional internal combustion engine vehicles using gasoline, according to a study by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory . Life-cycle water consumption per 100 miles driven. View […]

Wind Is Expected to Blow Past Water to Become the Renewable Resource Leader

Hydroelectric power plants have long been the leading source of renewable electricity in the U.S. Wind power, however, is expected to surpass hydroelectricity by 2019, according to a new forecast Hydroelectric power plants have long been the leading source of renewable electricity in the United States. However, wind power is expected to surpass hydroelectricity by […]

PV Systems That Divert Surplus Power to a Water Heater

If your local utility won't offer you a net-metering agreement, you can use your surplus electricity to heat water A solar diverter is a control that compares whole-house power consumption with the power produced by a PV system. When PV output exceeds on-site power usage, the controller sends the excess PV power to the home's […]

Fantasy art: the future of energy and water technology – in pictures

They look like designs from the pages of a futurist’s notepad, but the concepts below are all finalists in the biennial public art contest held by the Land Art Generator Initiative (Lagi). These ideas illustrate the possibility of marrying aesthetics with renewable energy and water technology and educate the public about the challenges of addressing […]

How Edison uses water to store excess power

Production manager Joel Preheim walks near the generator at the John S. Eastwood Power Station at Southern California Edison’s Big Creek hydroelectric system. This year, SCE probably will get no electricity out of the station because of the drought. View full post on Wind Power News

Switching to biofuels could place unsustainable demands on water use

Transition away from fossil fuels is underway, but without assessing demands on land and water resources we put the future health of our planet at risk As the world moves towards renewable sources of energy, it faces an accompanying challenge: water scarcity. The intensive water use in the coal, oil, gas and nuclear industries is […]

Solar, wind energy to run water system

This is currently being looked into in Alapang, La Trinidad Benguet as a private company proposed a renewable form of energy to run their water system instead of electricity. Roger Bibal of the Namnama Scientific Environmental Technology Corporation told media it has a project with the Alapang Multipurpose Cooperative, which aims to use solar and […]

Massachusetts wind farm may be dead in the water

Forests of towering wind turbines filling the horizon off the shores of Massachusetts? Perhaps not. The Cape Wind Project was billed as America’s first offshore wind farm well over a decade ago, and it’s been the recipient of vast amounts of taxpayer subsidized cash to get the development effort off the ground. View full post […]