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Power To The People

A couple of months ago you may have heard of an announcement from a company called Tesla; the ‘Powerwall’! It’s a good name, it sounds like something Donald Trump would build his mansions out of. 1,095 more words

Sustainability

Landscape | Wheat And Wind

LG G4 Rated as the Best Camera Phone for Pictures @ Searchy.One Search

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Yesterday afternoon I did some quick checking and realized the night / milky way conditions were in good shape, so I decided to head south to give it a shot. 60 more words

Landscape

An ill-wind in Ontario

Tom Harris — The Toronto Sun — July 18, 2015

Environmentalists often talk about people whose lives are ruined by man-made global warming.

But they never mention the lives that are devastated by misguided climate change policy.

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Turbines

Britain could face blackout if the wind doesn't blow...

by Emily Gosden, Energy Editor

Britain could face blackouts if the wind doesn’t blow in winter 2016-17, unless emergency measures are brought in to bolster electricity supplies, official analysis suggests. 243 more words

Politics

Wind power plant to be built on ancient necropolis

The Archaeology News Network reports on a startling example of renewables madness:

Turkey’s Cultural and Natural Heritage Preservation Board has refused to declare a plot of land in Istanbul’s Silivri district as a first-degree archaeological site despite the discovery of artifacts from the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras. 436 more words

Energy

Image from page 290 of "Steam turbines a practical and theoretical treatise for engineers and students, such as a discussion of the gas turbine" (1917)

A couple of good machining turbine rotors photos I located:

Image from web page 290 of “Steam turbines a practical and theoretical treatise for engineers and students, including a discussion of the gas turbine” (1917) 1,206 more words