Alternative Energy

This category covers all forms of renewable and alternative energy.

  1. Generating your own electricity - The Missing Link

    Every day more and more people are choosing to become energy independent and less dependent on the electrical grid. Even those who choose to remain connected to the grid (Grid Tied), are opting to add some form of alternative energy to reduce their utility bills and become less dependent on the electrical grid. Some are choosing to completely disconnect from the electrical grid, or may not even have access to an electrical grid. Today, Solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels and/or Wind turbines are...
  2. Wood Gas – The Other Solar Energy

    We are all familiar with Solar Energy (Photovoltaic - PV) for generation of electrical power. In fact, solar energy has become so well-known and utilized that it will soon surpass fossil fuel as the most economical energy source within the next decade. That is good news, but what about when there is no sunlight? Up here in the Northwest (and many other places), there are long periods when there is limited sunlight. Ask any solar power user, and they will tell you that when there is no...
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