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DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 24th, 2014

Learning basic “care and feeding” of your battery bank protects your investment and adds peace-of-mind to the self-sufficient life.

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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

By Eartheasy, Posted March 27th, 2014

Generating clean electricity at home has become a realistic dream. Is it right for you?

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LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 25th, 2011

The future in home lighting is LED, and the future is now.

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New Technology to Lower the Cost of Hybrid Cars

New Technology to Lower the Cost of Hybrid Cars

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 9th, 2011

Adding a second clutch improves efficiency without the need for a second electric motor…

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Wireless Advances Could Mean No More Cell Towers

Wireless Advances Could Mean No More Cell Towers

By Peter Svensson, Associated Press, Posted April 4th, 2011

Small cellular antennas, about the size of a Rubik’s cube, could be placed indoors or out and be easily hidden from view. And the smaller cells can boost a network’s capacity tenfold…

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How Plug-In Hybrid Cars Could Be Game Changers

How Plug-In Hybrid Cars Could Be Game Changers

By Venkat Srinivasan, Posted April 1st, 2011

Maybe the focus of all our efforts should be on getting a PHEV on the road at an economical price…

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6 Tips for Safer Cell Phone Use

6 Tips for Safer Cell Phone Use

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 23rd, 2011

“I can’t tell you that cell phones are dangerous, but I can tell you that I’m not sure they’re safe.” – Devra Davis

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Ford Unveils its First Electric Car

Ford Unveils its First Electric Car

By Agence France Presse, Posted January 10th, 2011

Ford said the range of Focus Electric will be enough to “cover the majority of daily driving habits of Americans.”

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Supersize ships being built to feed our consumer appetites

Supersize ships being built to feed our consumer appetites

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 22nd, 2010

Walmart commissions fleet of giant ships to speed consumer goods from China.

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The Doomsday Machine and the Race to Save the World

The Doomsday Machine and the Race to Save the World

By Jeff Conant, Posted November 11th, 2010

How close are we to space sunshades, mountaintop painting, ‘fertilizing’ the oceans with iron, and redirecting hurricanes? Closer than you might imagine.

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Solar power from water-based ‘artificial leaves’

Solar power from water-based ‘artificial leaves’

By Eartheasy, Posted October 20th, 2010

“Natural” solar cells have the potential to be less expensive and more environmentally friendly than current silicon-based solar cells…

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Google hits the road with a self-driving Prius

Google hits the road with a self-driving Prius

By Eartheasy, Posted October 19th, 2010

Self-driving technology may reduce accidents while increasing transportation capacity on major roads.

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Human-electric hybrid car available in 2011

Human-electric hybrid car available in 2011

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 22nd, 2010

The “Imagine PS,” capable of 100 kph (60 mph) on the flat and 50 kph uphill, is street legal and expected to be commercially available next year.

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Wind Farm ‘Mega Project’ Underway in Mojave Desert

Wind Farm ‘Mega Project’ Underway in Mojave Desert

By Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times, Posted August 12th, 2010

The Alta Wind Energy Center — with plans for thousands of acres of turbines to generate electricity for 600,000 Southern California homes — officially broke ground.

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Giant laser to be used in quest for limitless energy

Giant laser to be used in quest for limitless energy

By Eartheasy, Posted May 13th, 2010

Scientists hope to solve the global energy crisis by harnessing the energy generated by a fusion-generated ‘mini-star’.

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Are LED Fluorescent Tubes Ready for Prime Time?

Are LED Fluorescent Tubes Ready for Prime Time?

By Houston Neal, Softwareadvice.com, Posted May 6th, 2010

LED light technology has progressed to the point where it may be ready to replace traditional fluorescent light tubes in commercial buildings.

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The amazing iPhone blazes the trail … to waste?

The amazing iPhone blazes the trail … to waste?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted April 29th, 2010

If one in three of the iPhone 1Gs are still ticking, what happened to the remaining 4 million units sold?

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More, Better, Faster – living at digital hyperspeed

More, Better, Faster – living at digital hyperspeed

By David Bollier, On the Commons, Posted June 30th, 2009

Fast-time activities absolutely crowd out slow-time alternatives. The now eclipses the timeless. And we are becoming diminished creatures in the process.

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LED Lighting Update

LED Lighting Update

By Greg Seaman, Posted April 29th, 2009

Latest developments in producing low-cost LED bulbs

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