How to Build a Mini Hydroelectric Generator from Washing Machine Parts

In this video we will see how an old washing machine is converted into a little hydroelectric generator for powering an off the grid...

Building This DIY Solar Air Heater Can Save You $1000 per Winter

The solar air heating collector is a quick and simple way to get started on alternative energy. Although is a quite simple array, it...

Vertical Axis Wind Turbine DIY Guide

Today I found another DIY project for generating alternative energy, by using the wind. It is a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), and it works by the same principle those huge wind turbines do, but they are much more easy and less expensive to build.

How to Make a Battery From a Coke Can

Making your own coke can battery is often seen as extremely unnecessary and not at all cost effective, simply because of the availability of...

Make Free Electricity by Pouring Water from a Can

Of all the science stuff I've ever seen, this free electricity experiment has caught my eyes and is by far the most simple and interesting....

DIY Magnetic Heater That Doesn’t Use Fuel

This magnetic water heater is related to the transformation of magnetic energy and certain gases directly into heat energy without the use of ignition,...

An Algae Bioreactor DIY Tutorial

The production of biofuels from an algae bioreactor is a hot topic, if you're interested in biofuels, alternative energy and you're a green DIYer. As we...

DIY: How to Make a Wind-Powered Phone Charger

For those who have the skill and interest in homemade electronics, and those who know someone who do, read the rest of this post...
Wind Turbine

How to Build a DIY Savonius Wind Turbine

Here's a design of a Savonius vertical axis wind turbine developed by a group of people and posted on Instructables under the username lisa-torstenson. Their...

How to Build Your Own Plastic Recycling Plant

In 2013 Dave Hakkens, a young guy from the Netherlands started this small movement called “Precious Plastic”. His idea is to boost plastic recycling...