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A Small Town In Texas Is Taking The Lead To Train Students For A Career In Wind.

Renewable energy is one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the U.S., a trend which isn’t likely to end to anytime soon. With this growth, comes a need for properly trained workers, especially wind turbine technicians, which usually requires either a technical school degree or an associates. These are often decent paying jobs, which means that those who...

China Adds Almost 10 Gigawatts Of Solar In Just 3 Months Of 2018

For years the image of China has been a nation choked by smog and pollution in its major cities as their power plants and large population burned fossil fuels to power their daily lives. While they do still have their problems with air quality, they have taken huge steps to reverse that issue, and in the process, they are...

Is Your State Rigging The Game Against Solar?

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Across the nation, there are states that are embracing solar, wind, and other forms of renewable energy. Sadly, there are also states that are still fighting against it, often at the request of power company and fossil fuel lobbyists. While solar alone now employs more people in the U.S. than the coal industry, and is one of the faster...

New 3D Printed Home Can Be Printed in 24 Hours and Costs Only $4,000!

Worldwide there are over a billion people who lack adequate and safe housing. One of the problems has always been how to provide it at a level that is affordable, efficient, and can be done quickly enough to make a real impact. The solution could be a lot closer than ever before, especially now that several companies have begun...

The Cost of Solar Panels Are Going Up, Will Cost You More To Live Off Grid

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The cost of your solar panels are GOING UP! I don't care what side of the fence you're on politically, THIS is BAD for sustainable energy and off grid living! The costs are already high enough to discourage and prevent many hard working folks from being able to put solar on their homes and make the move off grid....

7 Farm & Garden Inventions That Will Change The World

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These are certainly some interesting inventions, though I imagine a few of them are on the far side of expensive, they are certainly still interesting to see. A few of them, like a tiller on the end of a drill with extended length, could be rather cheap and make some hard work a lot easier for those of us...

Long Range Wireless Charging Could Be On The Horizon!

While we all know that wireless charging is already a thing, so far the devices available still require you to basically "dock" your device to a pad, that itself is plugged in, and they tend to require you have specific phones designed with glass backed cases for their wireless charging to work. It is certainly still more handy at...

Aquaponics Can Provide A Variety Of Food In Limited Space

Aquaponics is a great way to make use of limited space to grow a variety of food, including raising fresh fish. The beauty of it is that any vegetable where the edible portion grows above ground can be grown this way, with the root systems underneath in the tanks that are then used to raise a variety of edible...

Quaking Aspen Are Among The Oldest Living Organisms On The Planet!

The Quaking Aspen is pretty unique among trees, in fact, some say it may be best not to even think of them as trees at all. The reason for this is that while we see what looks like an entire forest above ground, in reality they are all part of the same single organism with one single root system...

Tesla is Hiring! Work for a Sustainable World!

Back in 2014 Tesla began construction on a brand new factory that would be the main production center of their power supply products, from their Powerwalls and Powerpacks to their batteries and drivetrains for their model 3's. Now the company is looking to hire as they get ready to start producing these products in order to meet the growing...

From the Brink of Extinction to Bottles Across the Nation. Jimmy Red is a Corn With a Rich History

Corn has long been the staple of an underground economy, mainly moonshine, and with that, each moonshiner has their own recipe, technique, and various other habits that go into making their own personal variety of “whiskey”. While most use the more common types of corn available at almost any farm or store, there was a time when a strain...

Go Back To Basics With The Barefoot Caravan

There is always a bit of nostalgia in the world, a longing for a when times seemed better, or simply something that reminds of us childhood memories. One thing that has benefited from this nostalgia in recent years have been two behind trailers and Air-stream campers. They do have a classic design that reminds people of the 50’s and...

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