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THE HANDS-ON JOURNAL OF HOME-MADE POWER Contents

From us to YOU- 4

Shake, Rattle, and Roll

Systems- 6

120 VDC Wind & PV Hybrid

Systems- 14

Cartable Power

Systems- 18

Utility Disconnect

Architecture- 22

The Earth as a Perfect Blanket

Energy Fair!- 26

Midwest RE Fair, Amherst, WI

Editorial- 28

A Look Ahead

Editorial- 31

A Call to Action

Controls- 34

Maximum Power Point Tracking Safety- 38

Understanding System Protection

Batteries- 44

Healing Troubled Cells

Things that Work!- 46

Bergey's 1.5 kw. Wind Generator

Energy Fair!- 50

SEER '92, Willits, California

Subscription Form- 51

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Things that Work!- 53

Bobier's LCB40

Things that Work!- 56

Ananda's Power Panel

Things that Work!- 58

12 Volt Products' Heating Pad

Things that Work!-60

SBCI's Solar Cooker Kit

Heat- 62

Solar Food Drying

Things that Work!- 68

PC Solar Program

Homebrew- 69

A Beginner's DC Power Supply

Back to the Basics- 72

Terms of Enpowerment

Kid's Corner- 74

Solar, Wind, and Solid Waste

Home & Heart- 76

Rockin' and Rollin'

Book Reviews- 78

Buying Country Land

Happenings- 79

Renewable Energy Events

The Wizard Speaks- 82

Where Everything Grows

Letters to Home Power- 83

Feedback from HP Readers

All manner of techie gore

Home Power's Business- 94

Advertising and Sub data

Home Power MicroAds- 95

Unclassified Ads

Index to HP Advertisers- 98

For All Display Advertisers

Home Power Mercantile- 98

RE Businesses

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Think About It

"You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows."

Robert Zimmerman

Cover

A Northern Power Systems HR3 wind generator powers the Cook's Farm in Pennsylvania. Story on page 6.

Photo by Arthur K. Cook.

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable.

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