Basic Principles

Your need is not for electricity it is for light, water, preserved food, Electricity is ONE way to provide for these needs. 2) Minimize the Steps of Energy Conversion. Every time energy is gathered, converted, stored, transferred or otherwise processed, a significant amount is lost. Consider the most direct approaches to meeting your needs. Make all systems function together as efficiently and simply as possible. This allows you to 4) Balance Needs against...

Powerhouse Pauls Stream Engines

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The device must do what its maker says it will 2 The device must survive in home power service 3 The device must offer

All the above criteria will be determined by the Home Power Crew in actual testing in working home power systems. You need not be an advertiser in Home Power to have your products considered for the Things that Work column. We follow Thumper Rabbit's advice, If you can't say something nice about something, then don't say anything at all Devices not meeting the three above criteria will not appear in this column. All tested equipment will be returned. Readers If you see it in Things that Wok,...

Induction Generation an exciting possibility

Why does it make a difference what type of generator we use to produce power Let's take a look at the standard types and see what the features are. Two broad categories include most types. Either the output coils can rotate or they can be stationary. Almost all of the older designs used output coils of wire that rotated. These designs used a stationary field which provided a magnetic flux for the moving output coils to pass through which in turn generated an electrical flow in the coils. This...

Home Power Micro Ads

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Letters to Home Power

We'll print your name and address if you say it's OK. I somehow just received the second issue of your fine little magazine and I guess if anyone in the world can appreciate such a Brave Beginning, it's me (being the father of Mother, which started a lot of people in the same direction over 18 years ago). Conversely, you folks (being about the best I've seen currently carrying Mother's banner onward) may well appreciate the enclosed small gift. It's a copy from the...