Author Archives: Nancy

Sustainable Power From Your Duds

ASME is another group thinking outside the box and generating electricity in textiles. They have manufactured a textile using two fabrics generating energy from the sun and mechanical motion. Simple daily motions like walking or biking or even the wind blowing, … Continue reading

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Trevor Baylis, Inventor

I am sad to learn of the death of Trevor Baylis who was a world changer. He invented the hand crank radio, enabling countless people to receive accurate information over the radio, during the AIDS crisis in areas in Africa … Continue reading

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Rowing Machines Generating Electricity

Here goes Electricpedals again breaking new records with human powered electricity, this time using rowing machines instead of pedal powered bikes. Rowers powered up the movie Through Hell and High Water, a Bear Grylls Adventure, featuring the Atlantic Challenge of rowing … Continue reading

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Brilliant Minds and Kinetic Energy

image from http://edisonleecomic.com/© 2018 John Hambrock | Distributed by King Features Syndicate The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee clip on human energy is a great commentary on the use of kinetic energy operating the myriad of devices that we humans … Continue reading

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Pedals, Problems and Pedagogy

Physical exercise is being touted as improving the ability to learn. According to Dutch researchers,  time spent actively moving enhances the ability to retain information like those times tables that kept eluding me as a youngster.  Seems it would have … Continue reading

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Gyms Going Green with Pedal Power Energy

It is even easier to go green at fitness centers and in schools. We can do it. Imagine our universities and schools where students get in shape and make and save electricity. It can be and is, being done.

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Pedal Power!

I am so excited to share this…pedal power is emerging on the world scene more and more. Kudos to Manoj Bhargava and pedal power, the founder of the Free Electric hybrid bike and for all the good he is doing … Continue reading

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