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Archive for July, 2009

funky fuels .. weird sources of alternative energy

Posted by Sandeep Puri on July 22, 2009

Alternative energy sources—from algae to cow manure—that are really out there.
By Christopher Flavelle

Cassava Energy

Cassava Energy


Full post at The Big Money.

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wind turbine water tower

Posted by Sandeep Puri on July 17, 2009

wind turbine water tower .. say that three times in one breath
But seriously…
This setup lets 4 turbines supply power to 15 houses in the Cleveland area. Given the power requirements of homes in the US, this could translate to a much higher number of homes in rural Nepal.
The beauty of it is the ability to use existing free standing towers, like water towers etc..

Full article at http://www.portofentry.com/site/root/resources/technology/8015.html
Business week article at
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/09_27/c4138greenbusi149054.htm
Realneo.us image:

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