Crane Company

Complete with AC adapter, and lighter patch cord for charging. INCLUDED Magnetic Light, 12,9,6, & 3 volt DC DC stepdown with universal plug tips, Female lighter plug output jack. OPTIONAL Solarex 10 watt panel with lighter splitter 143.95. Special introductory price 134.95 Price includes shipping Made in USA Special introductory price 134.95 Price includes shipping Made in USA Complete with AC adapter, and lighter patch cord for charging. INCLUDED Magnetic Light, 12,9,6, & 3 volt DC DC...

California

Arcata, California will host the Humboldt County's Fourth Annual Renewable Energy Fair at the Arcata High School on Saturday April 22, 1995. Displays, workshops, music, food, and Earth Games & kids activities. For more information contact REF, PO Box 4179, Arcata, CA 95521, (707) 822-3481 SMUDs 1995 Brown Bag Solar Series VII. Where SMUD Energy Services, Plaza 50-2, Conference A (upstairs), 6701 4th Ave, Sacramento, CA When Every other Tuesday, Noon to 1 00 pm, Bring your lunch, and enjoy...

Capacity

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Cedar Valley Workshops And Seminars

Muskegon St., Cedar Springs, MI 49319 Phone or Fax 616-696-0603 SUPERINSULATED CONSTRUCTION Superinsulated Construction Techniques. Assemble a House Using Site-Built Stress Skin Panels. SOLAR HEATING Design Guidelines Active and Passive Solar Heating Systems. Install a Solar DHW Space Heating System. Basics of Wind Power. Put up a 3-kW Jacobs Wind Generator.

Featuring

The smallest, lightest, best regulated true sine wave inverter on the market. 250 watts to 6000 watts of output power 12 to 240 VDC available Weighs as little as 5 pounds No load power as little as 5 watts Improved efficiency Over 240 different models to choose from Please call 800-886-4683 (US Only) for free literature and a dealer near you. Things that Work tested by Home Power Issue 39 2225 E. Loop 820 N. Ft. Worth, TX 76118 (817) 595-4969 Fax (817) 595-1290

France

13th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Nice, France, 23-27 October 1995. Call for papers on fundamentals, new materials, crystalline silicon, thin film, concentrators, PV systems, strategies and policies deadline April 28, 1995. For more information contact Dr. H Ossenbrink, EC-Joint research Centre, European Solar Test Installations ESTI, 121020 Ispra (VA), Italy, phone +39-332-789 172, fax +39-332-785 561 or +39-332-789 268

Go Solar

Alternative Energy Products For Independent Living Serving the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island Areas We Specialize in Combined Solar-Electric and Solar-Thermal Energy Applications & Designs. Our Fully Equipped Off The Grid Office & Showroom is located at 1446 Flanders Rd., Riverhead, New York 11901 10+ yrs. living with MicroHydro Makers of Lil Otto Hydroelectric Systems He's a hard worker who doesn't drink very much Lil Otto is a permanent magnet hydroelectric generator....

Horizon Industries

We Sell The Best & Service The Rest Mention This Ad and Receive A Free Catalog 2120 LW Mission Rd, Escondido, CA 92029 Mail Order or Fax QWater Pumps, DC Lights, DC Appliances This Code Corner will continue the series of examples on the selection of the wiring, overcurrent devices, and disconnects for various types of PV systems. These designs will meet the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC). These are examples only and should not be used to define the requirements for any...

Info

DIRECTV delivers 150 channels of crystal-clear, state-of-art digital television pictures and CD-quality sound, using a tiny 18-inch receiving dish that's a breeze to install. Systems start at just 699. (California residents add 7.25 tax.) Call Also For Information for C-Band Programming Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications dss P.O. Box 2080 Portola, CA96122 direct. BACK HOME MAGAZINE camera ready black and white 2.875 wide 5.7 high PHOTRON camera ready black and white 4 wide 5.6 high ADVANCED...

Minnesota

SOLAR '95 Conference, 10,000 Solutions Paths to a Renewable Future will feature the 24th American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference and the 20th National Passive Solar Conference. Billed as the largest and most comprehensive solar energy conference. Solar '95 will emphasize practical cost-effective applications of solar energy that can improve the nations economy. Speakers are leaders in solar research and commercialization efforts. Tours and workshops are planned. July 15-20, 1995 in...

Reliable

Ultra- reliable solid state electronics provide you with system reliability unknown in any previous moisture sensing system. We back that claim with a full 3-year warranty FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL 800-44MAXRAY(446-2972) Harnessing the Sun for Your Electric Needs. We design, manufacture and install complete turnkey IRVINE SOLAR LIGHT SYSTEMS for * Buildings * Driveways Solar battery maintenance and water pumping systems are also available.

Simmons Handcrafts

42295-AE Hwy 36, Bridgeville, CA 95526 Our shop utilizes its own 2.5 kw array and 35 kw battery bank for daily power needs and testing of new products. Our shop utilizes its own 2.5 kw array and 35 kw battery bank for daily power needs and testing of new products. Vhether you are looking for one module or a 90-module state of the art, turn key system Sunelco can be of help. Sunelco puts the customer first. We offer fast service, factory trained technicians, personal assistance and answers to...

Solar Depot

Above A night view of the 500 Watt wind generator and downtown Chicago. Here we are in downtown Chicago, the Windy City. The propeller in the back yard is whirling away, picking up speed. The wind is charging us up. Why do we use a wind generator in the middle of a large city In Chicago, the Windy City, it makes sense to have the wind generating electricity. However, in the city electric power is readily available and cheap. We live two miles from the Sears Tower. Here the buildings are very...

What Are You Missing

Need some back issues of Home Power If you don't know what you're missing, check out the index in HP 42. Issue 42 contains an index of articles in issues 1- 41. You can buy them individually 3.25 each for 11, 13, 14, and 16 through 20 4.75 each for 21 through 45 (except for 36) 5.75 each for 46 Deal 1 buy all 32 available issues for 96 Deal 2 buy 6 or more issues (of 21 through 45) for 4.00 each (sent bound printed matter). for U.S. ZIP codes only, see page 81 for international back issues....

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220 SOUTHRIDGE WAY GRANTS PASS, OR 97527 503-471-4371 An Answer Grid Intertie Letter HP 43 I am an owner (along with other business partners) of a 1200 kW (1.2 MW) hydroelectric plant in southeast British Columbia, the output of which is sold to the local utility, West Kootenay Power. As part of our contact, the metering is setup such that we buy all power required at the plant (lighting, tools, heat, etc.) at the retail rate, and sell all our output at the contract rate. The rationale behind...

Automagic Battery Watering

WE MAKE WATER FROM YOUR GAS Hydrogen and oxygen battery gas catalytically recombined into pure water and returned to each battery cell. Keeps battery topped off for extended periods of time and reduces maintenance costs. Explosive hydrogen gas is virtually eliminated from the battery area. Corrosive spray and fumes are contained and washed back into each battery cell. Electrolyte kept strong longer, extending the useful power and life of the battery. HYDROCAP Vents simply replace the battery's...

Alternative Energy Products

Load Bearing Straw Bale Construction

Above One wing of the L shaped Nebraska style cottage at Shenoa Retreat Center in Philo, California. Above One wing of the L shaped Nebraska style cottage at Shenoa Retreat Center in Philo, California. One Man's Personal Straw Bale Odyssey Many folks assume modern building methods and materials represent the epitome of quality and durability. I feel there remains a great deal to be learned from builders of vernacular architecture. Early builders have used indigenous materials and passive solar...

Nohassle Water Power

Aquair Submersible Hydro Generator

If you have a reasonably fast running stream or tide nearby and 8 of water clear, Aquair UW Submersible Generator can produce 60 to 100 Watts continuously, up to 2.4 KWH per day. NO TURBINES, NO DAMS, NO PIPES Water speed 5 mph brisk walk 60W. 8 mph slow jog 100W.Timber, rock, or natural venturi increases output. Jack Rabbit Energy Systems 425 Fairfield Ave. Stamford, CT 06902 203 961-8133 FAX 203 358-9250 Suction Lift Vertical distance from the surface of water in the source, to a pump pump...

Canada

The 7th Canadian Hydrogen Workshop will be held June 4-6, 1995 in Quebec, Canada. Workshop topics are Hydrogen production, usage, storage, safety, environment, fuel cells, and metal hydride rechargable batteries. For more information contact Canadian Hydrogen Association, 5 King's College Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A4, fax 416-978-0787. Are you operating a diesel or gas generator with their high fuel and maintenance costs, or just doing without electricity Have you ever wondered about the energy...

The Solar Boile

PV powered, drain-back system Uses no ac electricity or controls Pre-assembled pump heat exchanger module No pressurization evacuation One day installation no special tools required 10-year warranty all major parts Call today for complete information on our ready to install solar thermal, pool heating, and solar electric home power systems. Dealer inquires welcome. Call today for complete information on our ready to install solar thermal, pool heating, and solar electric home power systems....

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Solopower

B amp W camera ready 7.25 wide 3.2 high WORLD POWER TECHNOLOGIES camera ready black and white 7.125 wide 3 high CARRIZO SOLAR camera ready black and white 7.125 wide 3.0 high You've probably noticed we've raised our subscription rate. We planned to absorb the 10 1st class and 14 2nd, 3rd amp 4th class postage increases. Paper prices have made this impossible. It's either raise our rates or quit publishing. In the short term this is a real negative for us all. In the long run this could be great...

Water Pumping Systems That Work At Prices You Can Afford

NoBool Economy Submersible Pump 240.00 Will pump 150' head 2.5 G.P.M. open flow. 1.1 G.P.M. at MAX. depth, Avg. 6 amp draw. Available in 12v, 24v, 115v. 1 Year Warranty. Will pump 230' head 2 G.P.M. open flow, .9 G.P.M. at max. depth. Avg. 8 Amp draw at 12v. Available in 12v, 24v, 115v. Stainless steel and brass construction. 1 Year Warranty. Red Jacket Trace Combo 1090.00 This combo will pump 10 G.P.M. at 100', 5 G.P.M. at 280'. It is available in a stand alone PV system for 4200.00 Basic...

Ananda Power Centers

Michael Lewis Electrathon

Now brokering Midway Tracking Arrays Great Product Great Prices DEALER PRICING TOO 35 watt used ARCO's 4.09 watt full box 36 cells per module Single panels only 165 Major Project Ask about on-site service POWERCENTER FROM ME AT THE SUGGESTED RETAIL, AND I'LL GIVE YOU THE ENERGY CONTROLLER, S1 A 499 value, with enormous capabilities POWERFUL METER POWERFUL PLATFORM Meter accessories amp Ananda's installation not included. Offer expires 6-15-95 Learn the practical use of solar, wind and water...

Tire Components Contributing To Rolling Resistance

Car Tire Components

Courtesy of Goodyear Tire amp Rubber Courtesy of Goodyear Tire amp Rubber In recent years, tire companies have begun to concentrate on reducing rolling resistance for improved fuel economy. Rolling resistance in passenger car tires has been improved 42 since 1980. This represents a 6 -8 improvement in fuel economy. Tires that are designed to increase your miles per gallon will also increase your miles per kilowatt hour. Goodyear pioneered tires designed specifically for electric cars by working...

Fax

Wind generators amp parts made with wind-generated electricity HELIOTROPE GENERAL camera ready black and white 4.5 wide 2.5 high SUNFROST camera ready on negative b amp w 4.4 wide 3.4 high ELECTRO AUTOMOTIVE camera ready b amp w 4.35 wide 3 high The great efficient washing machine search continues more information and questions. I am testing a Staber H-Axis top loader, model HXW2300. I have not used and tested it thoroughly enough to write a review in this issue. Lowell G. Wilson wrote about...

Solarex

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Solar Pumping Products

Main Street, Safford, AZ 85546 602 428-1092 Phone 602 428-1291 Fax A Graphic Guide to Solar Water Pumping live in New Mexico, where water is life, especially when the sun shines. I have been building solar-electric pumps for fifteen years, and I've seen lots of ways to get things wet without sucking from the power line. In previous Home Power articles I explained many of the details of water supply and solar pumping. In this article, I present a graphic overview of the entire design and...

Photocomm

Get out of the kitchen and into the sun a Guidebook to Solar Cookers by Joseph Radabaugh Joseph Radabaugh's book of 96 pages with 11 photographs and 50 illustrations, provides plans to build an inexpensive, efficient solar oven from foil, glass, and cardboard boxes. Full color cover and durable binding. For under 15 including the cost of the book you can be cooking with the sun. Cook delicious food, save money on cooking fuels, and have more time to do the things you want to do. Available for...

Tm

SCS SERIES BRUSHLESS DC SUBMERSIBLE PUMPS 2 to 50 Gallons Per Minute SOLARJACK'S SCS series submersibles are high quality, maintenance-free, DC powered pumps designed specifically for water delivery in remote locations. They operate on 100 to 1000 watts of DC power at 30 to 120 volts. The power may be supplied from solar modules, wind generator, batteries or any combination of the three. The motors are state of the art, brushless DC, permanent magnet type constructed from marine grade bronze...

Acg Battery Charger

Tumbler Technologies is proud to announce the new AC Genius line of compact Now you can have AC power wherever you need it by simply attaching the AC Genius to 12vDC. 24vDC input models are also available. Now with reverse polarity protection. The AC Genius inverters have a low-battery warning and shut-off to prevent complete discharge of your car's battery. They also contain an on off switch which controls the DC input. Thus you can leave the inverter connected to your battery, and simply...

Photovoltaics

Grundfos Variable Speed Layout

Photovoltaics Applications and System Design. Install a 1.4 kW Stand-Alone PV System. Photocomm full page four color bleed Top and Bottom and Right this is page15 Above This home is only a few minutes drive from San Jose, California. It is also two miles 250,000 from the nearest utility power. A 15,000 solar power system provides the home with electricity that is clean, reliable, and best Imagine building a new home close to the big city, and yet the nearest grid power is over two miles away....

Backwoods Solar Electric Systems

For an Earth Restored and a World at Peace Independent Electric Power Systems for the Remote Home Solar Electric, Wind, Hydro We are a family business, living with our products for over 15 years, and offer the knowledge to help you set up your energy system. Free Consultation. Questions are personally answered. Our catalog includes a planning guide to help you understand how to put your energy system together - its applications and sizing. We offer lower than usual prices on Kyocera, Solarex,...

Trace 2024 Inverter

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Wisconsin

May 6 and 7, The Midwest Renewable Energy Association presents a two day workshop, Designing and Detailing for Energy Efficiency in Home Construction. Workshop presents Mark Klein, Ray Resar and Jim McKnight of Gimme Shelter Construction, Amherst, WI. Gimme Shelter is a construction firm long dedicated to energy efficient and renewable energy design and construction methods. Their hand-built homes dot the countryside throughout Central Wisconsin. This course covers residential siting, passive...

Otg

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I we first got off-the-grid OTG in 1986 with two 50 watt panels and two rope handle batteries in a 25' trailer. Now we're at 600 watts with a tracker and eight L-16's in a 1449 square foot passive solar home 85 completed . We're less than 1 4 mile from the grid in the new home, but the local power co-op wanted 2761 to hook-up. Which was enough incentive to us to stay OTG. I've learned more from your magazine in the last six months than all of my OJT on job training in the last eight years....

Photocoh

I don't foresee much government resistance to such a plan, at least before factoring in utility lobbying. As far as I can tell, Electricity at our remote vacation cabin is supplied by six Arco model M55 solar panels and for charge control we use a Trace model C-30. Because of trees, we get only a little over 2 hours of shade-free solar each day for a gain of about 30 Amp-hours. Increased charge efficiency would be welcome. Our panels have blocking diodes and we have read that diodes are no...

Equipment Sale

Midway Labs

SnowBelt Energy Center Amherst, WI 6 - HEART INVERTERS, MODEL FREEDOM-25 12 VOLT 1,245.00 ea 2500 watts output, includes battery charger, List price 1,990.00 ea. 1 - HEART INVERTER, MODEL FREEDOM-25 24 VOLT 1,245.00 1 - HEART INVERTER, MODEL 2800 watt output as 220VAC, 24VDC input, List price 1999.00 2500 watt output at 110 220VAC, 24VDC input, List 1,990.00 1 - HEART INVERTER, MODEL 600 watt output, 12VDC input, List price 600.00 1 - KYSM 3'X8' LIQUID SOLAR 1 - GS ENERGY 4'X8'AIR 1 - KYOCERA...