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Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Food Waste Movie, Harkins Valley Art, 7 PM, Wed, Aug. 26 - Or COMPOST IT At least !! Fred A. Aug 24, 2015 4:20 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Food Waste Movie, Harkins Valley Art, 7 PM, Wed, Aug. 26 - Lynne S. Aug 24, 2015 9:55 AM
Food Waste Movie, Harkins Valley Art, 7 PM, Wed, Aug. 26 - What can we do about all the good food that ends up in the landfill?  "Just Eat It," free film screening 7 PM, Wed. Aug. 26 at Harkins Valley Art theater.  RSVP  https://sustainability.asu.edu­/events/rsvp/film-just-eat-it/­ Douglas H. Aug 24, 2015 9:41 AM
(no subject) - There's more that one way to charge an EV... Jon F. Aug 23, 2015 7:49 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Meetup details changed: The Monthly Phoenix Alternative Energy/AHA Meetup - Alt Energy People: First, I want to thank Doug for moving into this slot and I will be continuing to work with him and others in the Alt Energy group and the Hydrogen Association to provide information to larger and large Jon F. Aug 2, 2015 3:50 PM
Meetup details changed: The Monthly Phoenix Alternative Energy/AHA Meetup - Greetings Meetup Members. The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup is changing!  Before you say, "Oh no," the purpose of our group remains the same.  I am an interim Organizer.  I've belonged to this meetup since 2003.   The other change is mo Douglas H. Aug 2, 2015 3:37 PM
Meetup details changed: The Phoenix Alternative Energy Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/events/222592039/­ When : Saturday, Jul Jon F. Jul 10, 2015 10:39 PM
The Next Alt Energy Meetup - Sat., June 13th - Come join us for a discussion of Biofuels. Also available as a computer hook-up or phone connection. See Meetup site for details. Hope to see you there.   Jon http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/   Jon F. Jun 9, 2015 12:19 PM
APS Dark Money - Want to protest APS and their high handed tactic? Should they be using rate payer money to influence elections? Check this out: Jon F. May 17, 2015 6:14 PM
Will Tesla Batteries Kill the Utilities? - Here is a really good article on the future of utilities and, of course, our crystal ball is fuzzy; we don't know yet what the future will look like. But I liked this quote: " Jon F. May 12, 2015 9:58 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Saturday Meeting - Thank you, Sorry I can not make it. The Tesla batteries will help to put the final nails in the Nuke Energy Coffin! On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 10:28 AM, Jon Findle Ray Alfini P. May 9, 2015 10:31 AM
Saturday Meeting - Discussion today will be on Tesla batteries and how this will affect SRP/APS plans to charge solar generating rate payers extra fees. Please join us and share your views.   Jon F. May 9, 2015 10:28 AM
Liquid Fuel That is Renewable - Not sure it is a break-thru since we have know how to do this for 100 years but if they can do it with solar power at an affordable cost, it could be a game changer. Note that it is basically taking the hydrogen from electrolysis which Jon F. May 6, 2015 11:08 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: First Draft - Meeting Agenda for March 24th - We should get rid of those coal and oil subsidies, and with higher priority than the solar su Jesse R. Apr 3, 2015 3:46 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: First Draft - Meeting Agenda for March 24th - Bruce B. Mar 25, 2015 7:46 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: First Draft - Meeting Agenda for March 24th - Weren't we going to see de-regulation in the power industries in the next couple of years?  We really need to have more power companies, more choices of who we can buy power from.  Wi Marvin F. Mar 25, 2015 6:43 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: First Draft - Meeting Agenda for March 24th - John H. Mar 25, 2015 6:30 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: First Draft - Meeting Agenda for March 24th - Jesse FYI utilities are not free market capitalist.  They are monopolies who are protecting their territories. Most  Monopolies were broken up by Teddy Roosevelt around the turn of the century because that had become co john r. Mar 25, 2015 5:28 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] Roof-Top Solar Rate for TEP - Bill S. Mar 25, 2015 2:39 PM
Roof-Top Solar Rate for TEP - Right on the heals of the SRP massive fee charged solely to roof-top solar customers, we have a proposal by TEP to change their net-metering agreement. Doesn't seem as harmful although they say it would reduce the credit a average syste Jon F. Mar 25, 2015 1:59 PM
More Solar!! - Don't let SRP or APS know about this or they will charge you an extra $50 / month for putting  better windows on your house. Jon F. Mar 22, 2015 12:48 PM
How about Lake Roosevelt? - We could cover the lakes and canals - reduce evaporation, cool the panels, keep those pesky motor boats from burning fossil fuel... It's a win/win situation!! Jon F. Mar 17, 2015 10:34 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: First Draft - Meeting Agenda for March 24th - Sorry I'm a bigger fan of free market th Jesse R. Mar 5, 2015 6:17 PM
Hydrogen Vehicles Keep Progressing! - Nice article. Thanks Franklin, for forwarding. Researcher teams up with industry to help bring hydrogen-powered veh Jon F. Mar 4, 2015 5:24 PM
Protest SRP on Roof Top Solar -   Protest Alert: I just got word that there will be a protest/demonstration in Jon F. Mar 3, 2015 10:50 AM
Re: First Draft - Meeting Agenda for March 24th - Protest Alert: I just got word that there will be a protest/demonstration in front of the Capitol this afternoon (March 3, 2015) at 4:00 pm. Among others, there will b Jon F. Mar 3, 2015 10:29 AM
Fwd: This Weekend Closing Weekend of MicroDwelling 2015! - Wanted you all to know that as part of the final weekend,  we are having an event to honor a long time member who passed away, MaryLou Bengino  at 1:30 Saturday afternoon. See below. Jon F. Feb 27, 2015 4:41 PM
New Idea for Wind Power? - Wow! But no info on the amount of output for something this size. Could we put one inside the St. Louis Arch?  Jon F. Feb 19, 2015 9:54 AM
Alt Energy Meetup Field Trip This Saturday - Because of our Field Trip, we will not meet in Mesa as usual this month only. Join us at the  Shemer Art Center & Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. The exhibit will showcase the design-build features of small modular structures, their varied uses, Jon F. Feb 11, 2015 1:12 PM
Future Transportation - No carbon fuel required? Could it run on hydrogen? or just electricity from solar/wind? The future is coming whether we like it or not. Jon F. Feb 11, 2015 12:43 PM
Tesla Model S INSANE Mode - Preview not available user 6. Jan 28, 2015 10:32 AM
As Coal Crashes, US Governors Push Wind Energy - Preview not available user 6. Jan 26, 2015 11:48 AM
Eventual Trillion-Dollar Market (Not Al Gore) Spurring Energy Storage Growth - Preview not available user 6. Jan 21, 2015 11:49 AM
New wind power devise? - So how do we know if this is bird-friendly or not? http://www.businessinsider.com­/wind-turbines-t Jon F. Jan 19, 2015 12:27 AM
Fwd: [alternativeenergy-224] Environmental Lobby Day, Thursday, 22-Jan-15, Free Bus Ride to Capitol - Here is a chance to make your voice heard. And you can arrange to take the Light Rail and then a bus or car/bus pool from Tucson or other locations. Hope to see you there.  Jon Jon F. Jan 16, 2015 1:32 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] SRP vs. Solar Rooftop - Jesse R. Jan 15, 2015 12:55 PM
SRP vs. Solar Rooftop - They want to chip away at the money ratepayers can save and keep it all to themselves!! Let your voice be heard. Jon F. Jan 15, 2015 12:34 PM
Next Alt Energy Meeting - Come check out the Hydrogen House. If this Saturday isn't a good time, call/ email to find other times when you can get involved in our projects. Jon Jon F. Jan 9, 2015 10:01 PM
Roof-Top Solar Under Fire! - Looks like the battle is under way and APS has the upper hand. SRP is not far behind. Jon F. Jan 7, 2015 11:49 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] The Smart Grid, Smart Meters and Electromagnetic Radiation - It is hard to believe a world with Mary Lou.  Could be tough tomorow.  My birthday is tomorrow and Saturday we have a company seminar so may be Next month. Pete Peter Dec 10, 2014 11:54 PM
The Smart Grid, Smart Meters and Electromagnetic Radiation - Join us for a video, demonstration and discussion of the grid of the future. http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/ Hope to see you there. Jon Jon F. Dec 10, 2014 11:23 PM
Fwd: [alternativeenergy-224] Don't Abandon Energy Efficiency Standard - Good team work on a very important issue. Jon Jon Findley "I cannot understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old Jon F. Nov 18, 2014 4:56 PM
To Trash or not to Trash - Sweden has a problem. Wish we had the same one! Jon F. Nov 5, 2014 10:20 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: Potluck on the Italian Side - Celebration of MaryLou's Life on Saturday Eve - Hi Jon, I am saddened by the passing of Mary Lou.  I really liked her. Thank you for the notice.  However,  I am currently out of town. Warm regards, Joyce Joyce M. Oct 31, 2014 8:23 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Engine that runs on water - http://youtu.be/vEqSuTOKUEg Not a very good demo. Here is the website  http://www.gdstechnologies.ca . Rod Oct 29, 2014 7:42 AM
Fwd: Potluck on the Italian Side - Celebration of MaryLou's Life on Saturday Eve - Here is the invitation to a gathering for MaryLou. Jon Jon Findley ---------- Forwarded messa Jon F. Oct 28, 2014 10:53 PM
Engine that runs on water - Well, here is the latest. Just show me that it works!!  (I didn't run the video so do so at your own risk.) From Lynne: Jon F. Oct 28, 2014 10:34 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Sad News -- MaryLou Benigno Passed This AM - Sorry to hear about MaryLou's passing.   I can only second the sentiments expressed about Pete Oct 28, 2014 4:04 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: Sad News -- MaryLou Benigno Passed This AM - Rod Oct 28, 2014 11:07 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Sad News -- MaryLou Benigno Passed This AM - That is sad im sorry for her passing away , will there be any ser John Oct 28, 2014 10:26 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: Sad News -- MaryLou Benigno Passed This AM - John I am so sad about the loss of your good friend. She was  a very enthusiastic knowledgeable human being. Sincerely, On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 Ray Alfini P. Oct 28, 2014 10:02 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Fwd: Sad News -- MaryLou Benigno Passed This AM - Preview not available Bruce J. Oct 28, 2014 10:00 AM
Fwd: Sad News -- MaryLou Benigno Passed This AM - So sad to hear. She was was such an enthuastic supporter of important energy issues. Jon Jon Findley "I cannot understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frig Jon F. Oct 28, 2014 9:40 AM
Fwd: Help Me Prevent APS Buying This Election - Please support this progressive, pro-roof-top solar candidate in any way you can and pass this message of to those who might be interested. This is a state-wide race so support outside the PHX area is very important!! Thanks.    Jon ----- Jon F. Oct 3, 2014 4:14 PM
Rooftop solar unlikely to cause death spiral for APS - Should I be relieved?  Report examines i Jon F. Sep 29, 2014 1:33 PM
STELLA!! - Preview not available user 6. Sep 23, 2014 10:09 PM
FW: FYI - Record Number of Cities Observe 4th Annual National Drive Electric Week - Let us know if you can participate. Sent from my Windows Phone Jon F. Sep 6, 2014 4:32 PM
Fwd: [globalwarming-79] Sept. 10, Movie Screening in Phoenix.... Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret - From another group, if you are interested. See below.   Jon Jon Findley "I cannot understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones..."  --Nicola Tesla Jon F. Aug 13, 2014 12:08 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Re: comment to registered political independent voters in Arizona - upcoming Republican Primaries - Jon, My wife and I are still registered republicans but haven't vote Dick Aug 7, 2014 11:12 AM
Re: comment to registered political independent voters in Arizona - upcoming Republican Primaries - Barbara: Thanks for clarifying. It is going to be tough to get real pro-DISTRIBUTED-solar candidates on the commission. Problem is that   Jon F. Aug 7, 2014 10:37 AM
Fwd: Free Film Screening: Tiny, August 7th - Energy People: Looks like an interesting video. I want to see it to check out how energy efficient it is. Goes along with the MicroDwell project that the Hydrogen Assoc. is involved with. Jon F. Jul 22, 2014 11:04 AM
Our Saturday Alt Energy MeetUp Meeting - Meeting again in Mesa. Check out the Web site: http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/ Hope to see you there.   Jon F. Jul 11, 2014 12:09 AM
Battery upgrades for EV's and HEV's - user 6. Jun 17, 2014 10:22 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Alt. Energy MeetUp - Saturday - New Location - I am so glad to hear that you all will be discussing the "hydrogen and how we get it" issue.  Let me add another element.  Right now there is a hot debate going on about fossil fuel (dirty NG) hiding behind clean H MaryLou B. Jun 11, 2014 11:54 AM
Alt. Energy MeetUp - Saturday - New Location - Meeting at the new Hydrogen Association Headquarters in Mesa. Topic:   Solar Hydrogen vs. Steam Methane Reforming Have you read about the controversy? Some people are objecting to Fuel Cell transportation because much Jon F. Jun 10, 2014 10:50 PM
Solar Steam - Supercritical - Interesting from Down Under - they are so inventive: Australian solar plant has generated “supercritical” steam that rivals fossil fuels’    Jon F. Jun 7, 2014 3:34 PM
More on Hydrogen Fuel Cells - Report on PBS tonight - NewsHour. Good reporting but points out the obvious problem of getting hydrogen to run the fuel cells.  Also available on-line: Which co Jon F. May 19, 2014 11:16 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Focus Fusion Crowdfunding - it would be nice to see a working prototype, creating the magnetic compression they are talking about it would require a lot of energy, I would love to see how they accomplished, Andre May 16, 2014 11:05 AM
Focus Fusion Crowdfunding - user 6. May 15, 2014 1:22 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Tesla and it's new Battery - Tesla stock has done well over the last year. Small batteries and other uses dominate Li mining. On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 3:39 PM, Jon Findley < Derek Apr 27, 2014 9:34 PM
Tesla and it's new Battery - It's coming!! A little bigger battery and more charging  stations and I will be tempted. http://seeki Jon F. Apr 27, 2014 3:39 PM
Arizona Corporation Commission Election is Coming Up - This needs to be on everyones "To Do" list... Support good candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission. I think they are all running under Clean Elections so they need your signature to get on the ballot and your $5 con Jon F. Apr 23, 2014 9:34 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Mileage we aren't allowed to see in US - If the US consumer can stir enough of a demand, that could change. We just bought a vehicle to replace my Acura. The Cindy L. Apr 16, 2014 2:21 PM
Another source of electric current flow we didn't know was there - This is very small now but maybe we can ramp it up?? Flowing a drop of salt water over graphene generates electrici Jon F. Apr 15, 2014 5:41 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Mileage we aren't allowed to see in US - Preview not available John Apr 10, 2014 5:33 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Mileage we aren't allowed to see in US - Yep - US is not the leader in options..... On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 10:00 PM, Jon Findley < nrgarizona@gmai Derek Apr 9, 2014 10:02 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Mileage we aren't allowed to see in US - It sounds like Loremo is struggling. Let's hope this kind of effort can make a breakthrough. Jon F. Apr 9, 2014 9:59 PM
Alt. Energy MeetUp - Saturday - New Location - Join us Saturday for an Open House at the new Hydrogen Headquarters in Mesa. The MicroDwell Hydrogen House will be on site in case you missed it in Arcadia. Jon F. Apr 9, 2014 9:22 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Mileage we aren't allowed to see in US - So did this vehicle not yet see large scale production, introduced in 2006 with 157mpg, still only in limited production in Germany: user 5. Apr 9, 2014 7:38 PM
Mileage we aren't allowed to see in US - We won't see it here because it is too efficient.  VOLKSWAGENS NEW 300 MPG CAR NOT ALLOWED IN AMERICA http: Jon F. Apr 9, 2014 6:49 PM
Wireless What..... - This is of course not new technology. You can get it for your cell phone and small electronic devises, or just plain electric like a tooth brush. It was the basis for the previous generation of EV "paddle" charges which has not be Jon F. Mar 26, 2014 2:12 PM
It's Blowing in the Wind!! - How about that blimp? Jon F. Mar 21, 2014 11:22 AM
Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs - user 6. Mar 9, 2014 1:44 PM
Alt. Energy MeetUp - Saturday - New Location - I just updated our event location and program. Hope to see you there. http://www.meetup.com/alternat­iveenergy-35/events/168027112/­ Several of our members are also involved in Microdwell in Phoenix. If you haven't seen it, you should che Jon F. Mar 7, 2014 10:24 AM
Light Bulbs?? - Good article. In The Dark About Picking A Light Bulb? < Jon F. Feb 19, 2014 2:06 PM
Fwd: fw: Here Comes the Sun: Join NREL and RAP on Feb. 20 for Solar PV Webinar - Anyone who is really interested and concerned about the role of distributed energy in a utility model might want to join this Webinar. It certainly is of concern in Arizona. See below. Jon Jon F. Feb 18, 2014 6:05 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] Make Your Voice Heard! - Thanks for sharing, Jon. If anyone is interested, here is a write-up I did on the February 6 ACC hearing: http://www.e Jason Feb 15, 2014 2:36 PM
AltEnergy MeetUp Details for this Saturday - Come see the Microdwell entry under construction and the demo of the hydrogen generation and fuel cell arrangement. Hope to see you there.   Jon Jon F. Feb 7, 2014 12:05 PM
Make Your Voice Heard! - I just took action on an issue that I consider important. I urge you to take action yourself and spread the word! To take action on this issue, click on the link below: http://action.sierraclub.org/s­ite/Advocacy?s_oo=_7WmYe_hIAGm­QqgDpe6MYA&id=1281 Jon F. Feb 5, 2014 3:39 PM
Lithium-Ion Cell Prices Poised for Big Plunge - user 6. Jan 28, 2014 1:17 PM
Fwd: [GW-ACT-LEADERS] DOE answers questions on Fuel Cells - Everything you ever wanted to know about fuel cells but just didn't have the time to ask: Jon Findley "I cannot understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the Jon F. Jan 25, 2014 9:23 PM
More Hydrogen! That's what we need. - From the Carolina Blue School! http://uncnews.unc.edu/2014/01­/14/unc-researchers-harness-en­ergy-day-use-night/ Jon F. Jan 19, 2014 12:04 AM
Fwd: Survey says: EVs are here! - Preview not available Jon F. Jan 18, 2014 8:34 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] January Hydrogen Assn. Meeting - I've been lookin into free energy. I made the simple two-coil one on youtube with, I guess, the wrong kind of magnet. Supposedly, I need a neodynium magnet from an old hard drive because it's supposed to be a mono polar magnet. (I' Brian Jan 8, 2014 10:06 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] January Hydrogen Assn. Meeting - Is any body in this group into free energy generators or magnet generators &nbs Jeff W. Jan 8, 2014 4:28 PM
January Hydrogen Assn. Meeting - Regular time. regular place. Plans for Microdwell and 2014 projects.   Hope to see you there.   Jon Jon F. Jan 8, 2014 4:23 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-35] More Solar? - The loss of efficiency for solar cells at 1/2 % per degree F Franklin Jan 6, 2014 7:06 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] More Solar? - Hi All: Are you aware, in theory, the amount of energy available from Photons at the earth's surface is about 200 watts per sq meter.  If you use a concentrating device you still can only Theoretically harvest 200 wat john r. Jan 6, 2014 6:34 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-35] More Solar? - Jon that is really cool , thanks for sharing , I like that sort of info please keep it coming. JB On Jan 5, 2014, at 1:0 John Jan 6, 2014 1:18 PM
More Solar? - Here is another interesting idea but not enough detail to evaluate. They don't even mention the extreme heat problem... except to cook shrimp with it! This glass sphere migh Jon F. Jan 5, 2014 1:06 AM

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