Wind Power Without the Blades

Wind Power Without the Blades

By Alyssa Danigelis   Noise from wind turbine blades, inadvertent bat and bird kills and even the way wind turbines look have made installing them anything but a breeze. New York design firm Atelier DNA has an alternative concept that ditches blades in favor of stalks. Resembling thin cattails, the Windstalks generate electricity when the […]

Powder River Rail Loop

Replacing Coal with Solar Takes Less Space and Less Energy!

Don Blankenship’s – Massey Coal, subject of the book “Coal River”, is the operator of a “cut and fill” mining operation in West Virginia, where the Clean Water Act’s protections for “blue line” seasonal streams are ignored by mountaintop removal — with the debris and toxic waste dumped into valleys, blue line streams, and toxic […]

Electromagnetic fields cause fluorescent bulbs to glow - as art!

Electromagnetic fields cause fluorescent bulbs to glow – as art!

Richard Box, an artist-in-residence at Bristol University‚Äôs physics department, was one of the first people to discover the phenomenon. He describes it below: A fluorescent tube glows when an electrical voltage is set up across it. The electric field set up inside the tube excites atoms of mercury gas, making them emit ultraviolet light. This […]

Caroline Casey & Bob Gough riff on renewables !

Caroline Casey & Bob Gough riff on renewables !

"the earth is a source of life that is to be protected…" Orville Looking Horse The New Green Economy Caroline welcomes Bob Gough, secretary for Inter-Tribal Coup, and lawyer for the Lakota Sioux, indefatigable agent of Red Green Power, the development of Wind Power, allying ancient infinite Power with reverently collaborative new technology on Native […]

Happy Birthday Nikola !     ...let there be light ! !!

Happy Birthday Nikola ! …let there be light ! !!

The life story and work of Nikola Tesla. Here are Some of the Electromechanical devices and principles developed by Tesla: * various devices that use rotating magnetic fields (1882) * induction motor and high frequency alternator * means for increasing the intensity of electrical oscillations * alternating current long-distance electrical transmission system (1888) * Tesla […]