Category Archive: Green

VCR DVD for parts

VCR DVD for parts

I had this VCR lent out and it just came back. I don’t think it works but as you can see in the video, the …

 

Pull cord

Pull cord

I’ve been thinking of using a rowing or pull chord of sorts with the Feel the Power project. Potenco has been thinking of making something along …

 

Thermo-couple technology

Thermo-couple technology

Generator $34.95 I pinged my peers for help on making a generator out of a candle using a thermocouple and this is what came back (Thanks …

 

70W

70W

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Vehicles

Vehicles

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What’s happening in Quebec

What’s happening in Quebec

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Shred Power

Shred Power

My friend Emily has been working on various small scale citizen electricity generation systems based on common materials. Apparently this is something in the labs of …

 

Bike Pedal

Bike Pedal

I transferred the bike pedal apparatus to the lab. This project will get a little service as I’m intending on getting it running for next …

 

City Garden

City Garden

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Citizen Electricity?

Citizen Electricity?

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Feel the power

Feel the power

This project has been floating around the lab for a while and I’m realizing I should get it running. The idea is to make a generation …

 

Solar Cell Charger

Solar Cell Charger

I ordered one of these, it will be interesting to see how well it works. This is a blend or storage and solar power. So I …

 

Ottawa Solar Power

Ottawa Solar Power

I dropped by Ottawa Solar Power yesterday. It was a great pleasure to talk to the gentleman at the front desk. I have is card …

 

Solar candle system

Solar candle system

I’ve been talking with my friend Steve Aplin recently about the Occupy movement and the Ottawa phenomena. He happens to have an apparatus for collecting …

 

Taking your cellphone off the grid

Taking your cellphone off the grid

Can you run your cell phone off the grid? I find that when travelling there is often challenging times when it comes to keeping cell phones …

 

DIY Wind Turbine

DIY Wind Turbine

When I was a kid I made a wind turbine out of balsa and one from my meccano set much like the one in this …