Petroleum – summary of the modern history of oil

Petroleum, or crude oil is a fossil fuel. It is the result of organic matter transforming into hydrocarbons over millions of years. Generally buried in the form of a deposit, crude oil sometimes appears on the surface of the earth, which is why it has been known to man since ancient times. Around the world, […]


10 Fastest Electric Scooters in the world

Electric scooters are not just casual commuter vehicles anymore, they can be quite fast and powerful and be an excellent time and money saving transportation option. As they gained popularity, more powerful models have been introduced, some of these high performance scooters can reach crazy speeds near 60MPH and are equipped with highly ruggedized frames. […]

Electrical Engineering Technology – Big Industry Big Demand

Hello my name is Scott Shepard and I teach in the Electrical Engineering Technology department. Typically the electronic side is dealing with lower voltage stuff, so stuff in your electronics like your computers, your cell phones, your laptop, different communications type stuff, whereas the electrical side is looking at higher voltages of 120 volts, which […]

Electric bikes: everything you need to know

(upbeat remixed music) – So we here at The Verge love electric rideables. Hoverboards, skateboards, scooters, motorcycles, mopeds, unicycles, tricycles, you name it, we’ve ridden it. But I’m here to tell you why I think electric bikes in particular are more than just a fun tech fad. I think they could actually be the future […]

“A Carbon Tax: Calculating the Cost of Fossil Fuels to Society” by James Hansen

This presentation is brought to you by Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, and a generous investment by Julie Ann Wrigley. The problem is that energy is very useful. And people want to raise their standard of living, including places like India and China. And they have every right to do […]

Going Solar Part 1 – Installing a 4kW PV Array at the Automated Home

having watched the price of solar panels steadily fall over the last few years and seeing a drop in incentives on the horizon we decided to pull the trigger on a system for the automated home. Whilst we could have mounted some panels on the south-facing roof at the front of the house, they wouldn’t […]

Alternative Energy Options: Nuclear Power And Wind

now I used to fight nukes but nukes are at the table there’s no question about it if you’re a serious about forstalling the worst consequences of climate change you simply can’t rule out nuclear power you just can’t if you read the science if you take it to heart you can’t I don’t care […]

Supplying a Hydropower Workhorse

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