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The Solar Pocket Factory takes 15 seconds to print out a solar panel. The Solar Pocket Factory is the brainchild of Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne who are hoping to change the small scale solar panel business.

The Solar Pocket Factory takes 15 seconds to print out a solar panel

They developed the photovoltaic panel printer in their backyard and have had it on Kickstarter raising funds for their device that is able to print out a solar panel every 15 seconds. [Image Courtesy of The Solar Pocket Factory] The pair has made just about everything solar and they found out that the micro solar panels that they used to power up their devices were expensive, while being made poorly and they were brittle. What makes the majority of panels expensive was the assembly and found that around 15% of panels had flaws and materials often disintegrated within a few years. The pair decided that if they could automate production of the panels around 25% of the price could be reduced along with the amount of defects. Via [The Solar Pocket Factory]

Geometry Vocabulary. EarthRoamer XV-HD. There are many recreational vehicles on the market and they are all great for travelling around and stopping at campsites.

EarthRoamer XV-HD

However if you want to go exploring areas that are more remote then you need something special and this is where the EarthRoamer XV-HD comes into the picture and you don’t have to give up luxury to go off grid. [Image Courtesy of EarthRoamer] The XV-HD is the latest in the series for EarthRoamer and it comes after the XV-LT range. The EarthRoamer is 35 feet in length, 13 feet high and 8.5 feet wide.

ZOMES. Film Zome 9-2010.mpg. Le Rocket Stove. Zome6 - construction. Vers HABITATS AUTONOMES. Germany broke world solar power generation record in July with 5.1 TWh, leaving U.S. in dust. If cloudy Germany can do it... Germany's not a very sunny place, yet yet it leads the world in solar power , showing that you don't have to be in the middle of the Sahara desert to generate lots of clean power from the sun.

In July 2013, it set a new world record, producing 5.1 terawatt -hours, a mindbogglingly big number that leaves the U.S. far behind with its 0.764 TWh record for May 2013 (we don't have data more recent than that). The only thing that comes close is other solar record by Germany, and Germany's world wind power record of 5 TWh in January earlier this year. Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight With Fuel From the Sea Concept. Navy researchers at the U.S.

Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight With Fuel From the Sea Concept

Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrate proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel. Flying a radio-controlled replica of the historic WWII P-51 Mustang red-tail aircraft—of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen—NRL researchers (l to r) Dr.

Jeffrey Baldwin, Dr. Dennis Hardy, Dr. These 100% Sustainable Homes Will Make You Rethink Your Priorities In Life. Share on Facebook An Earthship is a type of forward-thinking, 100% sustainable home.

These 100% Sustainable Homes Will Make You Rethink Your Priorities In Life.

What this means is that, if you decide to build one of these, you can essentially live ‘off the grid’… providing yourself with your own food, power, water, sewage treatment, and so on. Furthermore, these homes are made of completely recycled material, and are extremely earth-friendly. Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening.

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening [W/VIDEO] Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost, whether it’s coldframes, hoop houses or greenhouses.

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening

Greenhouses are usually glazed structures, but are typically expensive to construct and heat throughout the winter. A much more affordable and effective alternative to glass greenhouses is the walipini (an Aymara Indian word for a “place of warmth”), also known as an underground or pit greenhouse. First developed over 20 years ago for the cold mountainous regions of South America, this method allows growers to maintain a productive garden year-round, even in the coldest of climates. Fondations, toitures, agrandissements, Renovation salle de bain, cuisine, sous sol. Es-Cargo - Le premier EarthShip au Québec. Earthship. Un earthship sous la neige : l'ES-Cargo à Chertsey au Québec On décrit souvent les earthships en les comparant aux maisons des Hobbits.

Earthship

Ces maisons ont un aspect unique et original, en plus d'avoir un faible impact environnemental. Qu'est-ce qu'un eartship ? Earthship Biotecture - Radically Sustainable Buildings. Zome6 - construction. Une expérience d'autoconstruction vers une totale autonomie. Réagissez : Partagez : Fabriquer sa maison soi-même, intégrer un éco-village, cultiver sa propre nourriture et être autosuffisant en énergie.

Une expérience d'autoconstruction vers une totale autonomie

De plus en plus de personnes tentées par ces objectifs écologiques se lancent dans des projets d’autoconstruction, comme Nico et sa famille. Ils nous expliquent leur expérience d’habitat durable vers une autonomie accrue. Vivre en autonomie, le rêve de Nico, nécessite un cadre de vie légèrement excentré et un coin de nature. . « C’est une histoire qui débute dans les profondeurs lointaines du rêve peut être même dans l’enfance avec nos cabanes dans les bois où nous pouvions nous réfugier, sortir de notre contexte pour en inventer un autre, plus à notre convenance, plus paisible, plus juste.

Comment construire une cabane de 37 mètres carrés alimentée à l'énergie solaire avec 1500 euros. Comment construire une cabane de 37 mètres carrés alimentée à l’énergie solaire avec 1500 euros !!!

Comment construire une cabane de 37 mètres carrés alimentée à l'énergie solaire avec 1500 euros

Comment construire une belle petite cabane alimentée par des panneaux solaires. Lamar Alexander a construit cette mignonne petite cabane de 37 mètres carrés pour environ 1500 euros et l’a alimentée avec un système d’énergie solaire et éolienne de 570 watts. L’ensemble du système est très bon marché et mieux encore, cette cabane est libre d’hypothèque. How to Build a Compost Bin with Straw Bales. The benefits of incorporating hay or straw into your compost bin are numerous: It can be used to create a large amount of compost quickly, it serves as a carbon (brown) ingredient, and it’s an abundant organic resource on farms thats can be applied both before and after use—think livestock feed-spoilage waste and old bedding.

How to Build a Compost Bin with Straw Bales

Just as this resource has its place in the compost pile, it also serves well outside your pile as the material for your compost bin walls. A straw-bale compost bin is easy to build, is quick to expand or downsize, and helps maintain moisture and heat in the compost pile while allowing for air circulation. Because straw is compostable, your straw-bale walls will begin to decompose with the pile. Once the pile has cooked for awhile, you can actually dismantle and mix the bales into the compost for a zero-waste, temporary compost bin. 10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are F!#%ing Awesome.

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in.

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are F!#%ing Awesome

They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. Energie solaire: Solar Roadways, le projet de route produisant de l'électricité. À première vue, Julie et Scott Brusaw, sympathique couple du nord de la Californie, pourraient être rangés parmi ces inventeurs du dimanche qui, un jour, ont été assez inconscients pour mettre leur idée en pratique.

Mais la différence, c'est que le projet des Brusaw pourrait révolutionner à la fois les domaines de l'environnement, de l'énergie et de l'urbanisme. Vu dans son ensemble, le concept, intitulé Solar Roadways, est assez simple: il s'agit de remplacer l'asphalte des routes et le ciment des rues par des panneaux solaires assez solides pour supporter le poids de tout véhicule roulant, «y compris le plus lourd des camions (plus de cent tonnes)». Ou, comme le montre la vidéo ci-dessous, d'un tracteur: Solar-Powered Roads Light Up. Comment construire une cabane de 37 mètres carrés alimentée à l'énergie solaire avec 1500 euros. Free power. Grow a Lemon Tree From a Lemon Seed. Email Here’s a fun spring time project you can do with your kids to connect them to nature and teach them a bit about how food is grown. Growing a lemon tree from scratch is super easy! All you need is a lemon and some potting soil and Mother Nature will take care of the rest.

I have grown about 10 different citrus plants with my Kinder-gardener Petey, and I love the quick pay-off of getting a baby plant to sprout within just a couple weeks. This works equally well for lemons, grapefruits, oranges and, I assume, probably any other citrus plant! How much does it cost to run a small farm? Oasis. Farm. Poop zone. The Grizzly Den roars: Three green startups to watch out for. The GLOBE 2014 conference is the biggest sustainability and business conference in Canada. They have a glitzy ballroom with lots of panels on the transition to a clean energy future and a giant tradeshow floor. But the real action is in what's called the Grizzly Den tucked into the back of the tradeshow. There 36 different companies pitched to potential investors, customers and partners. Free power. Simple Yet Amazing Rustic Furniture And DIY Video. This amazing collection of rustic natural furniture demonstrates the ideas of many craftsmen.

Sometimes they are built as a living, sometimes they are designed out of necessity. The idea behind natural furniture isn't just about how much you can spend to buy it, unless of course, you have the funds to do so. For many, it's the question of ... you need a piece of furniture, and there are trees outside. So you go get some, and start building to see if you can fill the need. 10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Awesome. Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world.

See for yourself! 1) Sustainable does not mean primitive When people hear about sustainable, off-the-grid living, they usually picture primitive homes divorced from the comforts of the 21st century. Free power. CanSolAir.