Bonneville Power: Thinking, Working and Living Green

Kim Leathley, Executive Vice President, Internal Business Services, Bonneville Power Administration: At BPA, preserving the planet is just part of the job. We manage the output of the Federal Columbia River Power System – one the cleanest power systems in the world. We are on the cutting-edge of technology to facilitate the development of wind […]

Venus May Have Been Habitable

Venus, the second closest planet to the sun, and Earth’s closest neighbor, is not a place where you’d want to spend your vacation. The atmosphere is corrosive, scorching-hot, and extremely toxic. But recently, scientists have discovered that millions of years ago, Venus was probably nothing like the uninhabitable, hostile world it is today! About 700 […]

STELR How to use the Solar Cells

This video will be about setting up the solar panel experiments for the STELR Renewable Energy program. Here we have our solar panel. It has four cells on it. There’s a schematic down the front here which shows you which cell is which. And each cell has a positive and negative terminal. We need a […]

Watly: The biggest solar-powered computer in the world

We have dedicated three years of our lives to this project and today we made it, till here Ghana, West Africa, in order to help our first community one of the many thousands of communities around the world, that will need Watly so much. If we reach our goal with this campaign, we will build […]

Flexible Parylene-based Solar cells as light as a soap bubble

Imagine solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight that they could be placed on almost any material or surface, including your hat, shirt, or smartphone, or even on a sheet of paper or a helium balloon. Researchers at MIT have now demonstrated just such a technology: the thinnest, lightest solar cells ever produced. Though it […]

Hydro Power Potential on Indus River

Nature has blessed Pakistan with immense hydropower potential of 60,000 megawatts to be buildon Indus, Jhelum, Swat and Chitral basins. Out of this potential, 40,000 megawatts exist on the Indus cascade alone according to studies undertaken by Water and Power Development Authority. Originating from the mouth of the tiger in Tibet, mighty Indus is one […]

Government Theft 101, Dinner with Hitler, & the Future of Medicine

Male: Broadcasting from Baltimore, Maryland and New York City, you’re listening to the Stansberry Investor Hour. [Music] Tune in each Thursday in iTunes for the latest episode of the Stansberry Investor Hour. Sign up for the free show archive at Investorhour.com. Here are the hosts of your show, Buck Sexton and Porter Stansberry. Buck Sexton: […]

SMUD’s Rancho Seco Nuclear Power Plant is now a ghost

since decommissioning was completed in 2009 SMUD’s closed Rancho Seco nuclear plant is a shell of its former self after an extended federally inspected decommissioning process that began in 1997 most of the shuttered plant consists of empty buildings vacant lots and concrete foundations we can’t fire up Rancho Seco because all of the infrastructure […]

Nuclear Games Born From Disaster | Nostalgia Nerd

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. 26th April 1986. An event which changed the lives of thousands and sent ripples through time. Some of those ripples recently led to an HBO Mini series baring the power plant’s name, which, if you haven’t yet seen, I wholeheartedly recommend. Re-living the Chernobyl nuclear disaster events in a vivid, […]