Tag Archives: Solar Energy

Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

Flipping the switch at solar farm near Austin, Texas. Rag Blog photo.Let the sunshine in:On being young and crazy in Austin They say that victory has 1,000 parents, but defeat is an orphan. By Paul Robbins | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

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Harvey Wasserman : Pete Seeger Sings for Solartopia!

Pete Seeger sings for Solartopia! By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / August 3, 2010 See Video and Lyrics to ‘God’s Counting on Me,’ Pete Seeger’s song about the BP oil spill, Below. “We’ve got a country full of … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Pete Seeger Sings for Solartopia!

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Solar Powered Flight: The Potential of Renewable Energies

Solar Impulse planeSolar plane to make public debutBy Jonathan Amos / June 26, 2009 Swiss adventurer Bertrand Picard is set to unveil a prototype of the solar-powered plane he hopes eventually to fly around the world. The initial version, spanning … finish reading Solar Powered Flight: The Potential of Renewable Energies

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Why Wind Power Is a Viable Alternative

Click on graphs below to enlarge. The cost of wind, the price of wind, the value of windBy Jerome Guillet and edited by Paul Spencer / June 2009 I’d like to try to clear some of the confusion that surrounds … finish reading Why Wind Power Is a Viable Alternative

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Music Video by Ric Sternberg : That Big Hot Texas Sun

Music video by Ric Sternberg / The Rag Blog.Red hot music video promotes solar energy with red hot Austin musicians. By Ric Sternberg / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2009 Why do we keep fiddling while Texas burns? We … finish reading Music Video by Ric Sternberg : That Big Hot Texas Sun

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Passive Solar: Living Without Furnaces in the Cold

This is the kind of innovation that will be required around the world in short order. We love reading our Friends at Earth Family Alpha: they always have a positive outlook and make incredibly imaginative suggestions about how we can … finish reading Passive Solar: Living Without Furnaces in the Cold

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Solar Power Breakthrough Stores Energy for Later Use

MIT’s Daniel Nocera.‘Now we can seriously think about solar power as unlimited and soon’August 2, 2008 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Within 10 years, homeowners could power their homes in daylight with solar photovoltaic cells, while using excess solar energy to produce … finish reading Solar Power Breakthrough Stores Energy for Later Use

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The Earth: Love It or Lose It, Part V

Two Potential Components of MicrogenerationBy Paul Spencer / The Rag Blog / July 7, 2008 Microgeneration may or may not present much of a solution for our increasing energy deficit; but it’s still fun, and it’s not counter-productive as a … finish reading The Earth: Love It or Lose It, Part V

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The Earth : Love It Or Lose It, Solar Energy Dept.

Photovoltaic electrical generation array.Solar Power to the RescueBy Paul Spencer / The Rag Blog / June 26, 2008 Paul Spencer is a former Austin activist and staff member of sixties/seventies underground newsppaper The Rag, who has been running for president … finish reading The Earth : Love It Or Lose It, Solar Energy Dept.

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