Upena Wave Farm

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The Upena Wave-Farm was intended to provide a modular, extensible zero emission design to facilitate the production of electrical power and Hydrogen fuel using a hybrid mix of wind, solar, thermal and wave power generation. Continue reading

Solar Alternative Energy

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I first became interest in alternative energy after the oil crisis in the 1970’s, testing a solar concentrator, alcohol biofuel generator and a vertical-axis wind turbine in the school Science Fair. Continue reading

Self-Powered Structures

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have been sharing my earlier research with students looking for inspiration for their Senior, Eagle or Gold Award projects. This research has included solutions drawn from the “Wave Farm” design and other alternative-energy power generation alternativs. Continue reading

High-Efficiency Personal Vehicles

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Designs from my earlier energy efficiencies and energy recovery systems for personal vehicles. Continue reading

STEMulate Learning HPC Turns 21!

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The STEMulate Learning supercomputing node reaches 21 years of combined CPU power towards the World Community Grid, serving as an educational example every week by tweeting its progress towards solutions for globally critical issues of disease control and resource availability. This crowd-funded project is starting to spin off new projects for students in turn as we build Raspberry Pi clusters for classroom use! Continue reading