Energy

GENERAL:
http://www.coal-is-dirty.com/ Coal is Dirty
http://www.powerscorecard.org/ Power Scorecard – rates econess of your energy provider
http://www.epa.gov/ Environmental Protection Agency -type in zip code on from page to see your region’s power sources
http://hes.lbl.gov/ Home Energy Saver

SOLAR:
What are Photovoltaics (PV)/ introduction to solar panel basics
home power magazine/ good mag for the home enthusiast
Solar Installation Photo Gallery Apex Solar Off Grid Experts/ Pictures of installs in Arizona
At $1 per Watt, the iTunes of Solar Energy Has Arrived/ NANOSOLAR
Youtube Video Solar printing press/ $1/Watt NANOSOLAR factory in action
Physics Today Photovoltaic Supplement

DIY SOLAR RESOURCES:
Photovoltaic Installation Course / Bronx Community College in New york
Physics Today Photovoltaic Supplement
Daily Panel Price Survey/ Find cheapest solar panels in free survey
panels by cost
Home photovoltaic systems for physicists – Physics Today – July 2008
ABC’s of solar panels and batteries
Do-It-Yourself Solar-Powered PC
how to/ really simple solar setup
$300 how to/ portable solar setup
Charging Systems for Extended Campouts

Engine Charging – The Right Way/ How to add extra batteries to your car for mobile electronics
Alternator induced radio noise/ How to elminate noise on a battery based radio
Coleman 5-Gallon solar Shower/hang one on your fire escape
12-Volt Appliances for direct solar use (TREEHUGGER)
SOLAR POWERED DJ SYSTEM/description of design considerations for a solar sound system

GADGETS AND SMALL SOLAR:
sundance solar/ Portable chargers for cel phones, radios, etc.
solar style/ Portable chargers for cel phones, radios, etc.
the solar power store/ consumer products and educational materials
Voltaic Backpack, Solar Backpack, Solar Bag
solar battery chargers
Solar-Powered Outdoor  Lights /on Amazon

SOLAR DIRECT SUPPLIERS:
AEE Solar/Wholesale distributor of renewable energy system components
Advance: Solar, Hydro, Wind, Power, Co. Solar Panels/ Components for home power
Empire Clean Energy Supply/ long island basd solar supplier
sunpower/ high end solar panels appropriate for NYC
solyndra/ interesting alternative tech
Nanosolar/ the tech everyone is watching

SOLAR INSTALLERS:
findsolar.com/Find a solar pro near you
Aeon Solar/ Onlly company currently doing residential install in NYC
first solar/ Market leader in residential systems
Solar Energy Systems
ALT POWER
Photovoltaic – Installers / PV installers by NY county
3 Phases /interesting vision
Gro Solar Solar Power/ based in NE
Building Energy: Building Solutions for a Sustainable Future / VT alt energy installer
Solaresystems
mercury solar systems

PPA – Solar Energy without up front energy costs
Soltage
Enabling renewable energy today / Interesting take on Clean Power Finance
MMA Renewable Ventures
Helio mU: Making Solar & Sustainable Energy Systems Accessible / PPA

GOVERNMENT, STANDARDS, AND REBATES:
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority/ home of solar subsidies and grants
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Home Page
New York Solar Energy Industries Association
DSIRE: Incentives by State: Incentives in New York

STORAGE:
ICEL – NEXT GEN BATTERIES
General Compression / dispatchable wind

FUEL CELLS:
http://www.wbdg.org/resources/fuelcell.php

RENEWABLES:
pfister renewables
GridPoint / smart grid technology

APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY:
grass roots windmill/ windmill from found parts in malawi
POTENCO hand crank turbine
BIKE power generator
DIY Bike Power
Ted Baer’s Bicycle Wheel Windmill

CAR TECHNOLOGY:
Electric/ Hybrid/ Plugin
AC PROPULSION: electric car/ conversion kits
TESLA MOTORS/ high end elecric car
Brammo Motorsports, LLC / Electric motorcycle
Tesla’s Electric Car/ pioneering electric cars
http://www.betterplace.com/ Better Place – electric car network
who killed the electric car: MOVIE/ why did we have electric cars 10 years ago and not now
http://www.betterplace.com/ Better Place – electric car network

Hydrogen Fuels
water car in japan
hydrogen fuel supplement
The Car That Ran On Water/ technical research on the Water Fuel Cell, Hydrogen on demand
Stan Meyer’s Dune Buggy
Daniel Dingel Water Powered Car – Google Video
1978 Camaro Running on Water!
ZPEnergy.com/ New Energy Revolution

Solar
SUNN Solar Electric Kit Car Vehicle
North American Solar Challenge 2008 – a set on Flickr

Compressed Air
Compressed Air Car

Alt.
TheStar.com | GTA | Artist beats ticket for ‘driving’ pedal car
Wild Things Are on the Beach - / alternate propulsion

CYCLING:
Bicycle Lighting System/ many options to bike at night
Two Seat Bikes/ a different take
Rhoades Car/ Bike Cars

ALT ENERGY GENERATION:
Cogeneration Contractors / Cogen in the Tri-State Area
StarTech – Environmental Corporation/ convert waste to fuel
H Generators/ Hydrogen generators from water to power fuel cells
Thermo1.com – Alternative Energy Solutions/ hydrogen based energy
great point/ hydromethanation
Hydro Dynamics, Inc – The Solutions Company / next generation boilers
All about Brown’s gas/HHO