Energy from High Altitude Balloons

Energy from High Altitude Balloons

  Energy from High Altitude Balloons Image reproduced with kind permission Altaeros Have you ever watched high clouds scudding across the sky, and maybe wondered, “Where they are going and where do they come from”? And have you noticed how they seem to...
Smart Grids and Micro-Renewable Energy

Smart Grids and Micro-Renewable Energy

The diagram illustrates the sources of renewable energy which might be engaged in a smart grid The Challenge Another energy bill lands on your doorstep. But what does it mean? Who is raking in the money? And why, why is it so expensive? Many of us area tiny little bit...
A Brief History of Wind Power

A Brief History of Wind Power

  Before recorded history no doubt mankind used wind power – we just don’t know how the very earliest users used it. But imagine the stone age scene: a child laughing as she watches the autumn leaves blown off a tree and catching them, just as today’s children...