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June 14, 2006



Great news! This will allow biogas from landfills and farm waste digestors to be used at 75% efficiency, in conjunction with a microturbine,instead of 20% in conventional internal combustion generation. Providing distributed backup power for wind and solar, a big step in local power generation.

It also gives electric vehicles a great backup power source that runs on multiple fuels, to provide extended range with 75% efficiency. With a battery powered vehicle warmup time is not a problem.



Actually the army could retrofit their hybrid hummer with one of these fuel cell/microturbines to replace the conventional diesel generator they now use.

Along with even a moderate nano tech lithium ion battery capacity.



If you have looked into solar energy as a method for heating your home, panels are usually the first things that come up.

There are, however, other unique methods.

The Solar Heating Aspect You Have Never Heard of Before

The power of the sun is immense. The energy in one day of sunlight is more than the world needs. The problem, of course,

is how does one harness this power. Solar panels represent the obvious solution, but they have their downside. First,

they can be expensive depending upon your energy needs. Second, they do not exactly blend in with the rest of your home.

Passive solar heating represents a panel free method of harnessing the inherent energy found in the sun for heating

purposes. If you come out from a store and open the door of your car in the summer, you understand the concept of passive

solar heating. A wide variety of material absorbs sunlight and radiates the energy back into the air in the form of heat.

Passive solar heating for a home works the same way as the process which overheats your car in the parking lot.

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