4 DIY Renewable Energy Projects You Can Do in a Weekend

DIY Wind Turbine

It’s getting simple to make your own renewable energy source using material found in your home or even salvaged from an old washing machine or treadmill. We explored the web for some top ideas on what it would take to create a hobby turbine or solar panel that could actually offset some energy expenses at your farm, cabin, boat, or cottage.

Why Pursue Wind Energy Development

Wind Energy Protects Our Future 

Wind Energy Development
Wind Farm Sign in the Thumb

Up until recently, there is no question that technologies such as wind turbines were less efficient than continuing to use fossil fuel. So why are we investing so much in renewable in terms of tax breaks and legislation for wind energy development? This video presents a non political outline of the situation that  planet finds itself in. It does not offer any solutions. This was first posted on Thumbwind in 2012. Three years later it resonates even more.

Some may consider it propaganda while others consider it prophetic. It’s required viewing in several classes in colleges throughout Michigan.