Bright Light LEDs: Ready or Not?

Following the rest of the world, the United States government passed a law in 2007 prohibiting the sale of 100-watt light bulbs that fail to meet efficiency standards. These energy-saving measures are due to take effect in 2012. Since January 2011, California has thus banned the restocking of 100-watt incandescent bulbs, and by 2014, they will no longer be manufactured in the US, nor will any … [Read more...]

Welcome to Solarpowergetics

Emerging renewable energy sources such as fuel cell technology, hydroelectric power, wind power, geothermal energy, and biodegradable waste are gaining traction, showing potential as complementary sources of energy alongside traditional sources of power. However, before this vision can be fully realized, the technology must be further developed, and active and passive solar technologies must be … [Read more...]

A Solar Explosion

The struggle with overreliance on traditional fuels for our energy needs is becoming ever more apparent. Political instability, depleting resources and rocketing energy costs have all negatively impacted the economy on a global scale. While narcissistic politicians huddle around cups of gourmet tea and cholesterol-filled crumpets in chilly Copenhagen to chatter about global warming, the rest of … [Read more...]