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 […]

Renewable energy doesn’t always mean what you think

When you think of renewable energy, what comes to mind? Wind, solar. Wind power Wind energy, solar energy Solar panels, wind farms How about hydroelectric? Hydroelectric? Yeah. I would say yes. Burning wood? No? I think technically it’s a renewable energy. Burning trash? No? I feel like it’s a trick Hmm Depending on the state, […]

Boiler Bytes: Purdue Solar Racing Club

THIS IS SPOT 2. IT COULD VERY WELL BE THE CAR OF THE FUTURE. WE’RE GONNA LEARN MORE ABOUT PURDUE SOLAR RACING AND A UNIQUE CLUB THAT SUPPORTS IT. I’M IN PURDUE’S SOLAR RACING’S WORK GARAGE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WHAT PSR IS ALL ABOUT. HEY, MACKENZIE. HI. THIS IS MACKENZIE. SHE’S THE PRESIDENT […]

Premier Couillard on Quebec’s Hydropower

Because of the climate change issue the availability of clean renewable energy from Quebec as far as we’re concerned is a great way for Vermont and New England to reach our objectives of sustainable development so we have available energy available power that we would like to trade with our neighbors in the south and […]

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 […]

Physical Science : How Do You Turn Nuclear Energy Into Electricity?

Hi, I’m Steve Jones, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about getting nuclear energy into electricity. Now obviously here we have a fairly complex diagram, but actually it’s simpler than it looks. First of all here is the nuclear reactor and the heat exchanger. In fact these parts are the only parts […]

Green New Deal: Fact versus Fiction

This to me is an existential crisis. The green generation has risen up. You are talking about zero carbon emissions, no use of fossil fuels? That is the goal. That’s a goal, you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how the energy economy works or how energy is produced in this country. […]

Everything You Want to Know About Solar Panels

Everything you want to know about solar panels in general solar energy can be described as the energy that is received from the sunlight and Converted by a mechanical source for home use it’s cheaper and reliable for operations since the Sun is readily available On the other hand solar panels are the mechanically built […]