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Basil Brook Organic Farm is located in East Amwell, New Jersey. We grow organic wildcrafted figs, pears, apples, blackberries, herbs, flowers and veggies for our health food store Basil Bandwagon Natural Market in Flemington, NJ. Please visit basilbandwagon.com for more information.
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"And what is it to work with love? It is to weave the cloth with threads drawn from your heart, even as if your beloved were to wear that cloth. It is to build a house with affection, even as if your beloved were to dwell in that house. It is to sow seeds with tenderness and reap the harvest with joy, even as if your beloved were to eat the fruit. It is to charge all things you fashion with a breath of your own spirit, And to know that all the blessed dead are standing about you and watching." Kahlil Gibran
Let Basil Bandwagon cater your next special event or family gathering with the best in Organic, Vegetarian and Vegan foods. We use locally grown, in season, organic produce. We are just a phone call away! 908-788-6864 and ask for Alice.
Our kitties Tiger, Chester and Grillo. Since 2000, the farm has provided energy conservation education as a community service. Basil Brook is one of the first wildcrafting organic farms in the State of New Jersey
The farm's passive solar home has solar hot water system and a recently expanded, grid tied, photovoltaic system provides electricity. A passive solar potting shed had been the most resent addition to the farm.
The design and construction of the ENERGY STAR, active/passive solar “green” building/home serves as an education tool. The League of Woman Voters, NESEA Groups, The Hunterdon County Parks Department, Congressman Rush Holt, Architects, contractors, individual home builders, and college students, have attended energy education tours at Basil Brook. Off site energy education is also provided throughout New Jersey.
Hydrogen Car Info: Here it is --http://whyy.org/blogs/healthscience/2008/11/11/nj-solar-hydrogen-home-bott les-sunshine/ You can save the MP3 from the website. I'm not sure how long this page stays up, but it has a chance to stay up for a while since it's on the health and science part, not the regular news page. Gene Eugene Sonn Freelance Reporter WHYY Philadelphia WBGO Newark, NJ---Original Message----- From: Alice Diane Celebre [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2008 9:18 AM To: Michael Stritzki Subject: Hydrogen Car Hi Mike, One of my friends has interest in a hydrogen car.....can you send me some information that I can forward? Thanks..Call 908-788-6864 for electric car information
Basil Brook Organic Pharm Internship Program:
For the 2009 season, we are seeking 3-4 hard working interns April through November. We offer a great learning experience through a hands-on approach to all aspects of farming and alternative energy. Work will include seeding, planting, harvesting, cultivating, attending road side farm stand, along with the many other jobs associated with running the farm. Interested applicants should contact Alice by phone at 908-788-6864 or email email@example.com
Our family built passive solar home in Est 2000
Solar electric with a battery back up along with domestic solar hot water were added a few months later. We have installed the beginnings of a geothermal cooling system will connect it to the radiant floor water system A passive solar potting shed was added in 2006
Google Basil Brook Organic Pharm for directions and map or call 908-788-6864 Solar home at Basil Brook Organic Pharm ~ Ringoes, New Jersey
Drivers Now Have Quick-Charge Coverage From Washington To California
About the American Solar Energy Society
These new quick-charge stations complete the Oregon portion of the West Coast Electric Highway with five new locations:
- Southeast Portland Burgeville
- Woodburn Elmer’s Restaurant
- Clackamas Town Center
- Wilsonville Town Center
- Shari’s Restaurant in Keizer
The West Coat Electric Highway connects British Columbia to Baja, California along the I-5 corridor. When fully completed, the Highway will span 1,300 miles and have public quick-charge stations every 25 to 60 miles.
These five latest charging stations added to the Highway were installed as part of a pilot program led by Portland General Electric (PGE) in an effort to complete the Highway in Oregon, and used Blink DC Fast Chargers manufactured by ECOtality.
“Through the EV Highway pilot, PGE is working with our customers along the interstates who want to host charging stations and charging station manufacturers that want to install them,” said Kurt Miller, PGE’s director of business model and program development. “These two new stations close the gap between quick-charge stations along the interstate system making the West Coast Green Highway a reality in Oregon.”
“We are very excited to be partnering with PGE in completing this stretch of the I-5 corridor,” said Amy Hillman, ECOtality area manager. “Completing this project is yet another step forward boosting drivers’ range confidence and enabling them to use their EV as their primary vehicle, while providing them with the benefits of fast charging that more closely reflects their lifestyle.”
The charging stations along the Highway are located at places where you can also grab a cup of coffee, shop, or even grab a meal before continuing on your journey
Drivers Now Have Quick-Charge Coverage From Washington To California was originally published on:CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Established in 1954, the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation’s leading association of solar professionals & advocates. Our mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy. We advance education, research and policy.
Leading for more than 50 years
We are getting ready to plant our spring crop of red clover here at the farm. Common Name
ASES leads national efforts to increase the use of solar energy, energy efficiency and other sustainable technologies in the U.S. We publish the award-winning SOLAR TODAY magazine, organize and present the ASES National Solar Conference and lead the ASES National Solar Tour – the largest grassroots solar event in the world.
Red CloverBotanical Name
or LEGUMINOSAE Pea Family
Herbal Remedies using : Red Clover
, garden peas, beans
exert a weak estrogenic effect due to their ability to bind estrogen receptors. This is of special interest to women
in relieving the symptoms of menopause
and providing protection againstosteoporosis
by helping to maintain bone density. These compounds have shown promise in studies for their protective effects against cancer of
the breast. 1
Red clover maintains a strong following among traditional herbalists as a blood purifying depurative that has been used safely and effectively for hundreds, if not thousands of years in clinical practice. Red clover has been used traditionally to treat respiratory and skin problems such as cases of childhood eczema, and can be effective for other chronic skin conditions as well. 2
See Also :Alfalfa *Black Cohosh root *Raspberry Leaf
Preparation Methods & Dosage :Red clover makes an excellent tea, especially sweetened with clover honey. You can also take red clover as an extract, or in capsule form. Red clover is often combined with black cohosh in herbal formulas for menopause. Externally a cooled tea or poultice can be applied to dry, itching skin.
Some great sites to visit are being offered by our generous sponsor, Alteris Renewables, Inc.
5 Fun Ways to Experience the First NYC Green Festival
Good Food StageCheck out live food demos – cooking with kids, great greens for real people, super snacks, macrobiotic sushi and eating well on a budget! Plus, see what NYC public school students are doing!Good Food Stage Schedule
Explore the Possibilities in Green CareersJob seekers, green entrepreneurs and small business owners - find opportunities in the energy efficiency, green energy and clean technology sectors of the urban community at Stage A: Green Economy, Jobs & Opportunities Fair
. Also, learn how to launch or improve your green business at the Green Business Stage
Celebrities, Authors, Leaders, Visionaries, Artists Hear and meet your favorites - Russell Simmons, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Dylan Ratigan, Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Frances Moore Lappé, Helen Caldicott, Jeffrey Smith, Katrina vanden Heuvel, David DeGraw, John Perkins, Josh Silver, Willian Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn and Ietef Vita (DJ Cavem), plus the LIFE Camp Peace week Flash Mob.View the NYC Event Guide Online!
Eco-Fashion on a BudgetT.H.R.E.A.D.S. is a cutting-edge runway show highlighting the continuum of eco-conscious, Fair Trade fashion. Calling all Fashionistas! Apply for a $5,000 Green Grant – Deadline April 13th
Ford Motor Company is partnering with Green Festival for the second year and will be awarding another $5,000 Community Green Grant at each of this year’s festivals. Ford and Green Festival are looking for new, innovative and forward-thinking ideas for this year’s Community Green Grants. Check out last year's winners and find out how to submit your projectidea.Become a Green Festival Fan and get your Green Festival goodies - t-shirts, eco-tote bags, Green Festival Bucks and more!Ride your bike or volunteer and get in for free!
Be part of the magic – Meet new friends, complete service hours, do your part Earth Day weekend, and get a FREE Green Festival commemorative t-shirt. Sign up to volunteer!
Nestled in the historic district of Hartford, Connecticut, the Miller residence offsets approximately 70% of their yearly electricity costs with their 4.5 kW Solar Array installed by Alteris in 2009. The install features two mounting systems: Sun Frame on the fount of the house and Solar Mount on the back. The Miller residence is enabled to be net-metered, meaning that when the system produces more electricity than is being consumed, excess electricity is fed back to the grid for credit. Although many homes in their neighborhood are limited by the shading from older trees, the Miller's have high hopes that more will soon "go solar."
There is yet another wonderful site in Waitsfield, Vermont.
Maclay Architects, environmental design leaders in Vermont for more than 37 years, have gone solar with their dual purpose carport and 17.55 kW solar array. This unique installation was made possible by the USDA Rural Development and Green Mountain Power. The office has achieved net-zero with the addition of the carport array and their existing 2 kW tracker and air source heat pump.
And don't forget New York!
Third Street in New City, New York is on it's way to becoming the "greenest" street in the Hudson Valley. Two businesses on this street, Alteris Renewables Inc. and Michael Shilale Architects, recently completed upgrades to improve their energy efficiency. Both of these locations will be on the Green Buildings Open House tour. To learn more about these and the other wonderful buildings on the tour, visit http://www.nesea.org/openhouse/listings. See you out there, at Green Buildings Open House!
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Solar & Wind Could Power All of the U.S. by 2026
by Brian Merchant, Brooklyn, New York
The American public's relationship with clean energy is complicated: Polls consistently show that we overwhelmingly want more of it. The majority of Americans want the government to invest in clean power research and to create jobs in the industry. Yet at the same time, there's a pervasive sense of "we're not there yet" with technologies like solar and wind.
Which is why, if I could choose to have one message unambiguously made clear to the public -- like, maybe, dragging the world's largest airplane banner (towed behind a giant, emissions-free electric plane, of course) across the nation -- it'd be this: We are there. Right now. If we start deploying solar and wind to scale right now, we could run all of the U.S. on clean energy by 2026.
From Energy Self-Reliant States
(via Climate Progress
): "The Germans have installed over 10,000 megawatts of solar panels in the past two years, enough to power 2 million American homes (or most of Los Angeles, CA). If Americans installed local solar at the same torrid pace, we could already power most of the Mountain West, could have a 100 percent solar nation by 2026, while enriching thousands of local communities with new development and jobs."
And what might that look like? ESRS continues: "The following map shows what could have happened had the U.S. kept pace with Germany on solar power in the past two years (installed the same megawatts on a per capita basis). Sunshine could power 10 states!"
The report makes the point that most of Germany's solar expansion hasn't been in huge, centralized plants -- it's been with distributed solar projects like rooftop installations. Which means the projects have been uncontroversial and have had minimal impact on the environment (no desert tortoises imperiled, in other words). We can do this too. Check out Energy Self-Reliant States' breakdown of what percentage of each states' power can be generated by rooftop PV:
That's a lot of headway that can be made on idle, currently unused spaces. Paired with the deployment of wind farms along our coastlines, across the Great Plains, and in Texas, and some central solar generation -- potentially, large-scale concentrated solar projects -- we absolutely can run the nation on clean energy. Within our lifetimes. We just need more shouting from the (soon-to-be-covered-inPV) rooftops to get the word out to Americans that it can be done.
engaging, hands-on science and engineering activities that support New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum, addressing specific performance indicators; and a free energy education kit and support materials for your classroom, center, or institution.
For more information on the Solar Sails New York program and a workshop schedule visit http://www.nesea.org/k-12/solarsailsnewyork/
Junior Solar Sprint!
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Wind Wisdom for School Power Naturally
Two curricular units: K-4 and 5-6
Lesson 2: The Electrical Generator, excerpt from background information: "A generator converts mechanical energy into electrical energy through electromagnetic induction. Electromagnetic induction occurs when a coil of wire experiences a changing magnetic field, which causes a voltage to be induced in the coil. This effect was discovered in 1830 by the English physicist Michael Faraday and is known as Faraday's Law. Faraday discovered that moving coils of wire and magnets past one another would generate an electric current in the wire. This ability to generate electricity from coils of wire and magnets is the basis for most modern electric power generation. In modern generators, coils of wire and a set of blades are connected to a common shaft. The wire coils, which are placed inside a ring of magnets, are spun when the blades are turned with an external energy source such as water heated by burning fossil fuels, high-pressure steam, falling water, or wind."
Other lessons in both units include:
Just Add Wind: Lighting a Light Bulb with Wind
Exploring Wind Farms in New York State
Spinning in the Wind: Wind Turbine Blade Design
The Solar Sails New York program is sponsored by NYSERDA & the School Power...Naturally program.
Workshops are designed to help prepare educators in leading middle school students through Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) and are free to teachers & non-formal educators throughout the Northeast.
Through hands-on experimentation, students learn how to design, build, and race model solar cars and tackle issues in the engineering process, properties of materials, forces and motion, electricity and magnetism, ratios and geometry.
These young engineers deepen their understanding about solar energy, math, physical science and craftsmanship.
Teams who decide to race and win the opportunity to participate in the Northeast Championship need to know their car well, present it to various judges, and be capable of responding and adjusting their vehicle to conditions and demands at the site. This past year that meant adjusting to indoor conditions. For the first time in over seven years, the Northeast Championship was held inside in a gymnasium due to rain. Watch the documentary
For more information on becoming a site host in your region contact:
Northeast JSS Coordinator, Susan Reyes at 413-774-6051 413-774-6051
x 27 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit NESEA K-12 at http://www.nesea.org/k-12/juniorsolarsprint/
Meet your JSS Area Event Coordinators at http://www.nesea.org/k-12/juniorsolarsprint/areacoordinatorsandjssareaevents/
JSS in the northeast is coordinated by NESEA and sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program
. NESEA K-12 is now on Facebook
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.icity Handbook 2013 Edition
There are many solar incentives around the world which have been put in place to try and increase the amount of power produced by solar. The grants and feed-in tariffs are changing on a regular basis. We have provided where possible links for each country which has grants and feed-in tariffs in place as incentives to install solar.
We will maintain the information on a regular basis, but we can not guarantee its accuracy.
Feed-In Tariff - quick overviewMost feed-in tariffs with up to date information is available on the PV Tech website - tariff watch
We have also included below specific information relating to each country and where you can apply for the tariffs.
Quick linksAustralia Belgium Canada Czech Republic France Germany United Kingdom United States
Australia Feed-In Tariff
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Dominion Virginia Power Selects Old Dominion University For First Rooftop Solar Power Installation
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