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originally posted by: allenidaho
Lately, I have been looking into building a small solar updraft tower or solar chimney and seeing what sort of output I could get out of it.
And rather than steam power, you could also build thermopiles. Which use the seebeck effect between dissimilar metals to convert heat energy to electricity. Once upon a time, homemade thermopiles were built around lanterns and would pump out enough electricity to power a radio.
originally posted by: fitnessguru
This sound like they could be interesting / useful to look into.
Are they a project which can be undertaken by the average joe ??
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