With so much in the news of late about the changing climate and our part in making that happen, many people are looking for ways to change that pattern. We are looking for sustainable energy sources that we can implement today.
The research and developments are already being done and are on the way. The aim is to get a real solution for this proven technology. The hydropower and its complete success will mean the remarkable step have been taken towards protecting the environment.
You will be required to outlay money if you are going to create electricity on a do it yourself basis. Solar panels or wind turbines will be your choice of materials. Once you have paid for this, you literally have free power forever. This is for as long as the wind blows and the sun shines. Not only will you save money, you will also reduce your carbon footprint.
Of course it does not make sense for hydropower to be used everywhere. There are many places where there just is not enough water flowing in the area for them to work well. Not every place as an abundance of rivers, streams, and oceans to produce hydropower. Most of them are found along the West of the United States. They are in Oregon, Washington, and California.
The real number you are interested in is the watts per dollar you are paying. By building your own solar panels you can get the price per panel down to $200 – 300. You don’t need to be technically inclined and the information packages now available are brilliant.
Solar panels are rated from 1 watt to 300+ watts. Most solar panels up to 135 watts are 12 volts direct current (12vdc). Most solar panels over 135 watts are 21 to 40 vdc.
You can heat your home using biofuels. This type of fuel is usually made with a combination of animal fat, vegetable oil and wood. You can find a professional to change your furnace if it is propane so that it can heat with the blend of fuels. This could be anywhere up to 99% of biodiesel. Schedule a consultation with a professional prior to making the switch to biofuels in your home.
BMW offers its hydrogen powered series 7 car with an internal combustion engine. And as Leno says, “It’s a fuel just like any other fuel.” The fuel is maintained cold enough to be in a liquid state.