The U.S. taxpayers are in better than $16 billion dollars now and just got hooked for another $12.1 billion more.  That’s $161,333 per for 75,000 jobs.  Admittedly, compared to some government subsidy deals this looks cheap. (Roll Eyes) Subsidizing wind energy surely should be at the end of the subsidy era.   The era is 20 […]

The ideas to harness wind energy from a kite, or other highflying tethered wind energy collector are pretty numerous and most are simply economically unsustainable even though beautiful, sprit lifting, and fun to watch.  Kites are a blast.  Can they make power? The founders of Berlin-based wind energy developer NTS GmbH are sending stunt kites […]

The state of Maine is cracking the market open for self-storing of renewable energy with a collaboration between a wind company and a thermal energy storage company.  According to a Maine Public Broadcasting Network report the collaborative Highland Wind project proposed by local wind developer Independence Wind will offer any participating Maine household a $6,000 […]

Impossible But Done

August 4, 2010 | 3 Comments

This writer thinks with others that the “laws” of science and other notions have useful purposes when they work to our advantage.  But the laws need challenged now and one must suppose forever.  So when the impossible, flaunts the law, or whatever gets crashed, there’s cause for some celebration – not for the breaking, but […]

Daniel Nocera and his associates at MIT have found yet another formulation, based on inexpensive and widely available materials that can efficiently catalyze the splitting of water molecules using electricity. Nocera is heading towards low volt electrolysis with research that could ultimately form the basis for new storage systems that would allow buildings to be […]

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