FRACKING DRIVES DOWN USA ELECTRICITY PRICES

FRACKING DRIVES DOWN USA ELECTRICITY PRICES

This article gives the details. Of course this makes renewable electricity seem even dearer.  For how much longer can governments continue to ignore this fact while voters out up with high cost unreliable renewables?

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Snow: Poor Man’s Fertilizer Posted by cookinw…

Snow: Poor Man’s Fertilizer

Posted by cookinwithherbs Is this familiar adage an old wive’s tale? In fact, snow does contain nitrogen and other particulates like sulfur, which it collects as it falls through the atmosphere, however so do rain and sleet, and believe it or not, lightning.

Why bees soared and slime flopped as inspirati…

Why bees soared and slime flopped as inspirations for systems engineering

Honeybees gathering nectar inspired an algorithm that eased the burden of host servers handling unpredictable traffic by about 25 percent.

10 Minute Dinner…

10 Minute Dinner…

Gorgeous sunrise and bright most of the day.

Night all.

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Australia’s first large scale solar + storage …

Australia’s first large scale solar + storage plant connected to grid

Australia’s first large scale solar and big battery storage installation – the Lakeland project near Cooktown in far north Queensland – officially connected to the grid.

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Sand & Moringa Seed Water Filter Removes Bacte…

Sand & Moringa Seed Water Filter Removes Bacteria

In the new study, the team, including a group of Penn State undergraduates led by graduate student Boya Xiong, packed the sticky sand into filter columns about 1 cm in diameter and 5-10 cm high, and testing the columns with extract from different amounts of seed to optimize performance. In experiments with 1-µm-diameter polystyrene particles, which have about the same size and charge as bacteria,…

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Tesla to supply world’s biggest battery for So…

Tesla to supply world’s biggest battery for South Australia

The South Australian government continues to lead Australian states on the way towards 100% renewable energy, announcing they will build the world’s largest lithium ion battery storage facility using Tesla batteries (with Elon Musk promising the storage will be free if not delivered within 100 days) – Tesla to supply world’s biggest battery for SA, but what is it and how will it work?. An array…

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Real Food Meal Plan – Week 2

Real Food Meal Plan – Week 2

If you’re just tuning in, this is an ongoing series in which I share our weekly meal plan as I (attempt) to convert us to a Whole/Real Foods lifestyle. I actually meal plan monthly but share it here weekly because it makes more sense to do so.  Meal planning is my way of controlling the grocery budget (read as a LOT of dollars saved), ensuring there is no food waste for the week, as well as…

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February 2018 Newsletter

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Joel Makower, closing remarks

Joel Makower, closing remarks

Joel Makower shares his closing thoughts at GreenBiz 18.

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