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Alternative energy news including wind energy, solar energy, hydropower, nuclear energy, geothermal energy, hydrogen fuel cells, and biomass. We try to focus on diy altenergy projects you can do in your own backyard.

Micro Power Grid

Mera Gao Power builds and operates micro grids in Uttar Pradesh, India serving off-grid customers with a high quality, dependable lighting and mobile phone charging services. By tailoring its micro grid design to meet the specific needs of poor, off-grid households, MGP has developed the lowest cost micro grid in operation.

Mera Gao Power

Micro Power Grid

Mera Gao Power builds and operates micro grids in Uttar Pradesh, India serving off-grid customers with a high quality, dependable lighting and mobile phone charging services. By tailoring its micro grid design to meet the specific needs of poor, off-grid households, MGP has developed the lowest cost micro grid in operation.

Mera Gao Power

BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo Solar Power Pack Kit

A DIY portable solar battery pack kit for charging iPhones, Androids, iPads, Kindles, eBook readers, and much more! Harness green energy and keep your devices charged no matter where you go.

Only $117/  Specs and more info at: http://www.bootstrapsolar.com/products/chi-qoo-solar-power-pack-kit

BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo Solar Power Pack Kit

A DIY portable solar battery pack kit for charging iPhones, Androids, iPads, Kindles, eBook readers, and much more! Harness green energy and keep your devices charged no matter where you go.

Only $117/ Specs and more info at: http://www.bootstrapsolar.com/products/chi-qoo-solar-power-pack-kit

Toshiba ended production of mass-market incandescent light bulbs on Wednesday, putting to a close a 120-year manufacturing history of the products.

Lights out on incandescent bulb production at Toshiba - toshiba - Good Gear Guide

Toshiba ended production of mass-market incandescent light bulbs on Wednesday, putting to a close a 120-year manufacturing history of the products.

Lights out on incandescent bulb production at Toshiba - toshiba - Good Gear Guide

A novel fuel-injection system achieves 64 miles per gallon.

Technology Review: Ultra-Efficient Gas Engine Passes Test

A novel fuel-injection system achieves 64 miles per gallon.

Technology Review: Ultra-Efficient Gas Engine Passes Test

Backpack Hydroelectric Plant Gives You 500 Watts on the Move

A human-portable hydroelectric generator that weighs about 30 pounds and generates 500 watts of power may soon be a new option for off-grid power. Developed by Bourne Energy of Mailbu, California, the Backpack Power Plant can create clean, quiet power from any stream deeper than 4 feet.” (via Backpack Hydroelectric Plant Gives You 500 Watts on the Move | Wired Science | Wired.com)

Backpack Hydroelectric Plant Gives You 500 Watts on the Move

A human-portable hydroelectric generator that weighs about 30 pounds and generates 500 watts of power may soon be a new option for off-grid power. Developed by Bourne Energy of Mailbu, California, the Backpack Power Plant can create clean, quiet power from any stream deeper than 4 feet.” (via Backpack Hydroelectric Plant Gives You 500 Watts on the Move | Wired Science | Wired.com)

Toshiba Enters Residential Solar Cell System Market

"Toshiba Corp will start selling residential solar cell systems using SunPower Corp’s monocrystalline silicon solar battery module April 1, 2010. " Toshiba Enters Residential Solar Cell System Market — Tech-On!

Toshiba Enters Residential Solar Cell System Market

"Toshiba Corp will start selling residential solar cell systems using SunPower Corp’s monocrystalline silicon solar battery module April 1, 2010. " Toshiba Enters Residential Solar Cell System Market — Tech-On!

World’s Mightiest Solar Boat Unveiled

The PlanetSolar catamaran will circumnavigate the globe in 120 days running on nothing but the sun’s energy World’s Mightiest Solar Boat Unveiled: Scientific American

World’s Mightiest Solar Boat Unveiled

The PlanetSolar catamaran will circumnavigate the globe in 120 days running on nothing but the sun’s energy World’s Mightiest Solar Boat Unveiled: Scientific American

Google Develops Prototype Mirror for Solar Thermal Energy

"Google Inc has developed a prototype for a new mirror technology that could cut by half the cost of building a solar thermal plant, the company’s green energy czar said on Friday." (via Exclusive: Google develops prototype mirror for solar energy | Reuters)

Google Develops Prototype Mirror for Solar Thermal Energy

"Google Inc has developed a prototype for a new mirror technology that could cut by half the cost of building a solar thermal plant, the company’s green energy czar said on Friday." (via Exclusive: Google develops prototype mirror for solar energy | Reuters)

Guy Adds Boat Tail to Car, Increases MPG by 15.1%

Guy Adds Boat Tail to Car, Increases MPG by 15.1% : TreeHugger

Guy Adds Boat Tail to Car, Increases MPG by 15.1%

Guy Adds Boat Tail to Car, Increases MPG by 15.1% : TreeHugger

Tesla breaks land record for electric car on a single charge

Internode managing director Simon Hackett has driven his Tesla Roadster into the record books, completing 501km on a single electric charge in the 2009 Global Green Challenge (via Tesla breaks land record for electric car on a single charge - News - PC Authority)

Tesla breaks land record for electric car on a single charge

Internode managing director Simon Hackett has driven his Tesla Roadster into the record books, completing 501km on a single electric charge in the 2009 Global Green Challenge (via Tesla breaks land record for electric car on a single charge - News - PC Authority)

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