Hacking Hydro Power on a Remote Scottish Island

My name is John, I’m a postman, and I run on hydro power. My previous knowledge of hydro was just big huge hydro electric schemes they had all over the highlands Small scale hydro it was all new to me, and that’s the way i went and I never regretted it. Yes, when I took […]

Solar Electric PV Solar Farm Kanchanaburi Thailand 10MW

This is a 10 mega watt solar farm in Thailand still under construction Do a swing around here they’re using amorphous silicon They’ve done a nice job so far they’ve structured it for easy maintenance. The setup is very straightforward and continue swinging on around here And it running 1000 volts DC output (machine room […]

Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

Hi! I’m Stan Muller, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about energy.. I don’t mean crystal energy or pyramid power or even Red Bull. I mean the energy that humans use to build pyramids or synthesize crystals or to manufacture energy drinks. Hey, hey! Where’s Mr. Green? Mr. Green […]

Power to the Planet – Solar

Every hour of every day, the sun beams more than enough energy onto our planet to satisfy global electricity demands for an entire year. Solar is also a fuel source that the electricity industry is really expanding into- in terms of large commercial solar installations. Thirty years ago, solar cells could only convert a few […]

What Is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

Have you ever wondered, when you turn on your lights, where that electricity is coming from? In the United States, most electricity comes from coal, natural gas, and nuclear; and some renewable sources, like hydropower, wind, and solar. No matter where electricity is generated, it is mixed together on the shared electricity grid. When you […]

Kristina Johnson: Energies that Power a Career [Entire Talk]

So we’re going to talk a lot today about change making and leadership in these different types of environments. So welcome. Thank you. It’s great to be here. Great. So I want to start out talking about these different type of environments, I thought what it’s like, let’s start in academics because the folks in […]

Solar Energy Grants and Tariffs

Well the Feed In Tariff is the rate that people get paid for when they are are part of the Feed In Tariff Scheme which is run by the MCS, which is the Migrongeneration Certificate Scheme. What it means is that for every kilowatt unit of energy the system produces,you’ll get paid a Feed In […]

Google’s Amazing Floating Data Centers

Google is in the final stages of building a four-story tall data center on a ship in San Francisco Bay that will be not only cooled, but also powered, renewably, by the ocean. An investigative report by CNET left little doubt that the secretive project is the work of Google, who has set the project […]

Desert Solar Power for US / Europe. Transmission over long distances. Energy keynote speaker

Generation, yes we can talk about wind turbines. We can talk about solar energy. You know, one of the most exciting things abouts the new technology coming is that we have the ability to take power up to 4 thousand kilometres from where it was made, to where it will be consumed. This is new. […]