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Electric Cars and Batteries

Electric Cars are not the end all, be all, solution concerning pollution. In fact, electric cars are not without pollution. The pollution comes from producing the electric that is used to charge their batteries. Further, in the manufacture and eventual disposition of the car batteries, pollution is a major factor. The current battery technology utilizes some very toxic materials [...]

Solar Water Heaters

What is the best renewable energy investment you can make? Solar Water Heaters.

Renewable Energy … AC vs DC

All electricity is not the same. We blogged earlier about differences in Voltages, Current, Wire Gauges, Hertz (as European vs American), and we slightly touched on AC and DC power. Now let’s talk about something sexy, RENEWABLE ENERGY.

One of Nick’s Pet Peeves . . . Using U.S. Electronics Overseas

In the piece about “Electrical Power and Money . . . . . and Distributing Electricity” the subject was about electrical power distribution and its relationship to wire size and subsequent cost. The article pointed out the difference between the U.S. standard 115volts vs. most of the rest of the world’s 230volts. This leads us to a [...]

Electrical Power and Money . . . . . and Distributing Electricity

It’s difficult to comprehend the difference in Voltages and Wire Gauge (diameter of electrical wire), so we’re going to talk about them in terms everyone dislikes … TRAFFIC.

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