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Directory:Solar > Directory:Home Generation:Hot Water > Directory:Edwards Heat Pump for Hot Water - is like a solar water heater without collector panels. It operates like a refrigerator only in reverse transferring the heat in the surrounding air to the stored water. It is extremely energy efficient - using approximately one third the energy of a conventional electric water heater.
Directory:Electromagnetic > Review:Electric Motor Secrets DVD by Peter Lindemann - In his DVD presentation, drawing on 30 years of his own research and development, Directory:Peter Lindemann explains in simple terms what back EMF is, and how one can build motors and generators that do not involve back-EMF. He asserts that such designs can improve upon the most effective motors of today by many-fold, not just a few percent.
Directory:Wind > Directory:MotorWind:Pastic Micro Wind Turbines - Two of the biggest hurdles for using wind power have been cost and the need for strong winds. A Hong Kong businessman/inventor has found a way to overcome those problems with plastic, bringing the generation cost down to around 1 cent per kilowatt-hour.
(OT) PowerPedia:Nikola Tesla > PowerPedia:Teslascope -- Extraterrestrial Radio Transmitter - Radio transmitter designed by Nikola Tesla was intended to communicate with extraterrestrial life on other planets. Speak into one end, and the signal goes out the other end as a cosmic ray emitter, and vice versa.
Directory:Water / Directory:Recycling > Directory:Brac Systems, Inc., grey water recycling - Collects water from shower drains, bathtubs and laundry, then filters and pumps it through a dedicated supply line to the toilet tanks for flushing, reducing average household water consumption by a third. It is designed into the plumbing of new construction and existing residential homes.
Directory:Engines > Directory:Linear Combustion Electromagnetic Engines - Index of designs and companies promoting designs in which a lineaer two-piston system drives magnets by induction coils to generate electricity, so that the output energy of combustion is electricity, not torque.
Directory:Thermal Electric / Directory:Solar > Directory:Ergenics - Developing a metal hydride heat engine that converts solar hot water into electricity for an estimated cost of less than 1¢ per kilowatt hour. The solar panels produce hot water which is pumped to a hydrogen compressor, that compresses a gas that is then expanded in a hydraulic motor-generator set that produces electricity.
Directory:Magnets > PowerPedia:Quadratic Magnet Gate - When a small magnet is placed into the entrance of a quadratic magnet set-up, it shoots forward. No front-end loading apparent, with work applied by magnets, illustrates that magnets can be a source of free energy, like the wind.
Directory:Magnet Motors > Directory:Mac McCarthy Magnet Motor - Mac McCarthy claims to have an all-magnet motor (no electrical or other fuel input) prototype ready to launch into the process of engineering for production. He is looking for partners and funding.
Directory:Batteries > Directory:A123 Systems - A123 replaces the cobalt oxide in lithium-ion cells with nanophosphate, enabling a quick charge, while delivering high power density, with a long life-time. Is used in power tools, and is process of breaking into hybrid vehicle market.
Directory:Engines > Directory:Cyclone Technologies LLLP - The Cyclone Engine is designed around the principles of an external combustion engine, to efficiently use any liquid or gaseous fuel and create more power and significantly less emissions than current gasoline or diesel powered internal combustion engines.
Directory:Engines > Directory:Ambient Air Engines > Directory:Generator from Ambient Air by Kim Zorzi - Inventor from Ultralight America proposes a multicylinder air type engine, which is different from previous systems in that it has a regenerative tank. Zorzi alleges that this will enable the system to repressurize itself, drawing its energy from ambient air heat.
Directory:Solar > Directory:Concentrated Solar Power > Directory:Cool Earth Solar - Company has developed an inflatable solar concentrator technology that slashes materials costs, making solar farms competitive with commercial electricity generation systems within three years.
Directory:Ocean Wave Energy > Directory:GyroWaveGen(tm) - Innovation uses a gyroscopic flywheel to provide the stationary position against which the oscillations of the wave motion can then be converted to usable energy. Owners of 1982 patent now looking to take improved design to market.
Directory:Secondary Oscillations > OS:Milkovic-Berrett Secondary Oscillator Generator - Brian Berrett of Lehi, Utah has built a two-wheel device that uses the two-stage mechanical oscillator principle set forth by Mikovic. The electrical output from the secondary wheel is far in excess of the electrical input required to maintain the primary pendulum oscillation on the first wheel.
Directory:Solar > OS:Steven E. Jones Solar Funnel for Cooking - Prof. Steven E. Jones (of 9/11-demolition fame) presents a method for building a cooking device that is safe and low-cost, easy to make, yet very effective in capturing the sun's energy for cooking and for pasteurizing water. Requires cardboard, tin foil, black paint, and a mason jar.
Papers:STAIF:2007:Power Systems for Future Exploration - Energy-related abstracts from the 2007 STAIF Conference posted by Tim Ventura at AmericanAntigravity.com. STAIF allows industry, government, and universities to share their latest achievements.
Directory:Searl Effect Generator (SEG) - SEG generator capable of cheaply and safely producing electricity without fuel, pollution, friction, or noise. Anti-gravity effects also involved.
Directory:Electromagnetic > OS:Modified Bedini Cole Window Motor - Mike (HMM) has posted a demonstrated video of a device which quickly became buzzed as "overunity," but he does not claim it to be such. Complete instructions provided. Many researchers presently seeking to replicate the effect.
Directory:Engines > Directory:Crystal Ion Air Turbine Engine - Engine resurrected from the '60s by Ron Rockwell is said to run totally on ambient air, and can be scaled large enough to power an airplane or small enough to power a lawn mower.
Directory:Wind > Directory:Vertical Axis Wind Turbines > Directory:Parker's Spiral Air Foil Wind Turbine - Patent pending design put forth by Dan Parker is in the R&D phase, with expectation of going to market next year.
PowerPedia:Wireless transmission of electricity - Encyclopedic entry about wireless energy transfer -- the process that takes place in any system where electromagnetic energy is transmitted from a power source to an electrical load, without interconnecting wires.
Directory:Water / Directory:Wind > Directory:Max Whisson's Gust Water Trap Apparatus - The Whisson vertical windmill cools the air passing through the whirling blades. As it does so, a proprietary process collects condensate, yielding fresh water from the air.
Directory:Wind > Directory:Vertical Axis Wind Turbines > Directory:TMA Global Wind Energy Systems - Vertical axis wind turbine technology with concentrating air foils enables TMA to compete with the best horizontal turbine costs at lower wind speeds, while the return on investment is even greater at higher wind speeds, where the horizontal turbines have to shut down. Other advantages are many.
Directory:Fraud > Directory:N-Motion The Perpetual Motion Vehicle Company - Snazzy-looking website gives an appearance similar to Directory:Tesla Motors, Inc. (a legitimate electric car company), but with no supporting technology. A "perpetual motion" company with no "perpetual motion" working technology.
Directory:Fuel Efficiency > Directory:Fuel Efficiency Retrofits > Directory:Tectane Corporation - H2O Injector is an inexpensive add-on device for car engines which reduces emissions and increases mileage up to 40%, and can allow cars to run on 75-octane gasoline or ethanol fuels. Aquahol is the separate injection of 80% ethanol and 20% water, which is the cleanest-burning fuel. Drawbacks?
Obituaries > PowerPedia:Walter Rosenthal - New energy researcher who tested a wide range of devices, encouraging with due diligence, will be missed. Memorial services to be held Jan. 27 in Santa Maria, California.
Directory:Venturi Automobiles - Features three electric models, including the Eclectic -- an urban 3-seater electro-solar or wind vehicle is the first production energy-autonomous vehicle in history. Eclectic takes advantage of moments of immobilisation to store energy in its NiMH batteries. It offers a range up to 50 km at a speed of 50 km/hr and can also be recharged from the grid in 5 hours. Production of 20 vehicles has commenced and 200 will be launched in June 2007.
Directory:Engines > Directory:Atkinson-Cycle Rotary Engine:Libralato Ruggero - Rotary engine design by Italian inventor uses the Atkinson cycle to combine the best attributes of wankel rotaries and piston engines. Half the size of a conventional engine, it produces 30% more power and uses 10% less fuel.
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Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Donald Sitler's Permanent Magnet Motor - Prototype allegedly uses modest electrical input to convert magnetic force into motion. Test rig shown in video runs on about 1.44 watts, turning at about 400 rpm. It uses neodymium permanent magnets in the stator and rotor.
Directory:Hydro > Directory:Beck Mickle Hydro Ltd. Micro Hydro Generator - Scottish inventor, Ian Gilmartin, has invented a mini water wheel capable of supplying enough electricity to power a house from as little as an eight-inch water fall. The contraption is designed to be used in small rivers or streams.
Directory:Fusion > Directory:Inertial-Electrodynamic Fusion Device - Dr. Bussard and his team at Energy/Matter Conversion Corporation, after close to 20 years of hard work, have developed a revolutionary radiation-free fusion process that takes boron-11 and fuses a proton to it, producing, in its excited state, a carbon-12 atom. This excited carbon-12 atom decays to beryllium-8 and helium-4. It was developed under a DOD contract and has recently been made public.
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