INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII – Is 100% Renewable Energy Attainable?

>>MAHEALANI: COMING UP NEXT ON INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI’I, IS A 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY GOAL ATTAINABLE?>>MAHEALANI: ALOHA AND WELCOME TO INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII. I’M MAHEALANI RICHARDSON. HAWAI’I RELIES ON IMPORTED OIL, GAS, AND COAL FOR 80% OF OUR ENERGY NEEDS MAKING US THE MOST FOSSIL-FUEL-RELIANT STATE IN THE NATION. ON MONDAY, THE GOVERNOR WILL […]

Simple generator: AC electric generator for science fair

Fossil Fuels are running out

This is Joe. Like most people, he’s been completely dependent on fossil fuels his whole life. His friends recently pointed out that not only are fossil fuels causing climate change by emitting carbon dioxide and other harmful chemicals into the atmosphere, we’re also running out of them. Joe quickly realised that this is a huge […]

How To Cut Your Electric Bill In Half Free Ideas part 3 Clothes Dryer | Missouri Wind and Solar

Hi everybody, I’m Jeff and I want to show you how to make your own dryer lint bucket to help heat your home with your clothes dryer. This is not for gas clothes dryers, this is for electric clothes dryers only. You can’t pump the exhaust from a gas dryer into your house, it’d create […]

Four Spheres Part 2 (Hydro and Atmo): Crash Course Kids #6.2

Remember when we were putting together the puzzle that is our life that hates use i know mayir. Using the four spheres as giant pieces Well, we got pretty far last time, but we’re not done yet. Oh, no That’s because in addition to the geosphere and the biosphere which we talked about last [time] […]

CU-Boulder and national labs harness wind power

It’s been exciting to see how many faculty across many disciplines are interested in wind energy research and it’s also been exciting to see all the students that want to be part of the center. In my opinion we’ve just barely scratched the surface with the potential amount of energy that’s available from wind resources. […]

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 […]

Student Turns His Car Into Solar Powered Car – Positive News

What do you do when you need to get somewhere, but can’t afford gas? Why not just turn your car into a solar-powered car? [Intro] This was exactly the same situation Segun Oyeyiola faced, kind of, maybe, not really, actually, not at all, I just made that up. Oyeyiola, a student at Obagemi Awolowo University […]

Nuclear Fusion Reactor ITER: MEGAPROJECTS (Part 7)

No list of megaprojects would be complete without including the largest-ever science project. The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (or, ITER) is a collaboration between China, the European Union, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea, and the United States that is under construction in Southern France where researchers will attempt to see if they can, essentially, recreate […]

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 […]