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- Apr 6, 2011
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Harness your Backyard Dragon !
The idea is to create a DIY process that is cheaper, and produces more power than PV panels without the materials including the rare earths & silver, and have the process produce more electricity, at a lower cost, while using waste material as it’s source of energy.
This is an example of Noosphere thinking. Wherein one uses one’s own integration into, and participation within, the Biosphere in order to capitalize on native processes already ongoing in order to progress one’s own aims, as well as aid the general biosphere in its achievement of a better planet.
Big goals. Big tasks. Big thinking.
So we decided to go small. In our invention, that is.
It was a strategic decision. Make it small, so easy to build at home. Make it cheap to build, reliable & cheap to maintain. In other words, an incentive to promote use.
My goal was to have continuous off-grid power available to provide as much electricity as I would need, or want, & fuck the WEF & their Great Reset shit. If possible the idea was to use all the waste from the local logging activities as a source of free fuel, ergo, producing nearly free energy over time as we amortize down our initial capital outlay to build the device.
My experience with running self-generated off-grid power of over 20 years convinced me that solar power via photovoltaic panels is not the way to go here in the PNW especially, but also maybe not anywhere.
Without getting into their production process, nor costs, it would seem near impossible that they are net energy producers over the relatively short (10 years in some cases before they are operating at less than 40% efficiency) lifespans. In any case, my array of 18 of the Siemens 100 watt panels was an abysmal investment for this area.
Especially in the era of major chemtrails and our global movement into the next Ice Age.
A 100 watt pv panel is barely able to produce a little over 2 amps of electricity per hour. They usually are rated to produce 5 amps, but rarely is that ever achieved except in tests under absolute perfect conditions at high noon in the middle of Summer. Mostly it is 2 amps, or far less if you have cloudy or chemtrail conditions.
So solar is not the way to go if you have a 58 amp need for maximum use of all appliances. One would need actual hundreds of panels at 100 watts each here in the PNW, maybe several hundreds, to really produce enough electricity to be effectively off-grid with a ‘usual or regular’ house.
Yes, one can redo their entire approach to living, and work to eliminate needs for electricity. It is a viable option, though not one that I favor as it has too many repercussions in terms of maintenance & compatibility with the general social order. In addition, it also scales complexity quite a bit for both supplies and maintenance of equipment.
On performing yet another energy audit on my living arrangements, and comparing to the offerings of such as the ‘Tesla Power Wall’ and other such commercial systems, the realization struck that my original idea, implemented in 1999 would work, IF, and that is a great big IF, solar panels actually could be made to produce the amount of amps for which they are rated, BUT it would only work if that were true at least 12 hours a day.
Not possible up here in the PNW, we have an abundance of clouds, and rain, and not so much sun.
However, the clouds & rain also produce an abundance of trees and other bushes & biomass, from which it is possible to capture solar energy, in fact, perhaps we can do it is a more efficient manner than photovoltaic panels. Plants are inherently more efficient receivers of solar energy than our crude devices, so even with large losses of such energy, perhaps our DIY off-grid system would still be more biosphere friendly.
From here the leap to thinking about what it takes to replace a single PV panel led in turn to examination of ‘green steam’, which led to an examination of steam power in general as it is a good fit for waste wood. This in its turn leads to an examination of ‘producer gas power plants’ in which wood waste is cooked to drive off the gasses which are then combustible in more controlled conditions. It also offers a more convenient form for lower pressure steam plants which was the idea as most homes are not set up to run their own electricity by steam power plants.
Producer gas, aka ‘wood gas’, has been explored and exploited since the early 1900s. The technology is defined, and can be easily replicated from resources found on the net, or in libraries. It uses waste woods, or other waste lignin based biomass, as its fuel source. It meets all those criteria.
But it is really messy, and requires running a fire based system to produce the gas….which is then burned in another fire based device (the boiler) to produce the steam required to power the replacement for the PV panel. These systems produce a lot of cheap methane, but also quite a bit of waste gases & chemicals such as creosote. The maintenance is an issue, as well as the operation. Further there is waste ash, and it is smelly and messy with soot & tars. Potentially health affecting.
Not a very ecologically friendly solution to needing off-grid power, but it will work.
Another way to go about releasing the captured solar energy from plants is fermentation. Only slightly less messy than producer gas, the fermentation approach has many advantages, as well as some engineering challenges.
This is route we are working now. Biodigestors, or a ‘biologic reactor’ to provide bacteria a home while they digest biomass via anaerobic fermentation and convert it to combustible gasses.
The idea being to use the gasses to fuel a small steam system to power a small Tesla turbine to run a small, 9amp (or so) genset. Yes, very small. Again, the idea being to replace a trio of solar panels with a complete system powered by near-free fuels, at low initial costs, that would operate, potentially, 24 hours a day at maximum output.
In this instance a variety of circumstances pushed us towards a 9amp solution.
While it seems under powered, a small 9amp genset capable of producing 24 hours a day, is an actual replacement for over 18 solar panels in such cloudy areas as the Pacific North West of the North American continent. Each 100 watt solar panel, in my actual 20+ years of operational experience, would produce on average under 1 amp current levels, rarely, if ever, reaching the 2+ amps promised.
And, of course, the maximum output of our solar panels was fleeting, momentary at best, and mostly non existent.
Thus considering a continuous 9amp power source is a serious level up for an off grid system aimed at providing power for my regular house with regular appliances which may use up to 57.8 amps draw at maximum power use.
With the 9amps continuous, it is easy to calculate the rate of refresh of a battery plus inverter system for home power. Even with 10% loss via inverter, the 9amps continuous would be very near to providing total replacement of energy used on a daily basis, considering the intermittent nature of draw down on a battery bank. Having two of the 9amp systems would be over 100% replacement into a battery of our household average use on a daily basis calculated over this last year. This is assuming a modest battery bank capable of supplying 100% of the needs for a 24 hour period. This is assuming the recharge rates of Lead Acid, or gel batteries.
The system design at the moment includes the battery, the inverter to provide 220 volt at up to 60amps max draw. This is to be fed by a charger producing 9amps from a re-purposed drone engine (absent a key diode to enable it to act as a generator) that is pushed by a 3 inch (or so) diameter Tesla turbine that is driven by a miniature steam boiler powered by biogas (or propane).
There yet remains much engineering, much testing, but the design is fundamentally sound. The strategy passes analysis for economics of production, and use. As a small, home, DIY system, the whole of the replacement system, should have capital investment costs of only a few (less than 11) photovoltaic panels at today’s prices.
As the biogas steam plant uses known, studied technology, with low production costs for the gas extraction plant, and our Tesla turbine + drone motor genset design is also low cost, the capital investment maintenance amortization costs will also be low.
We have several ideas for engineering reliable and robust, low pressure, steam boilers to power our 9amp PV replacements. There are also a plethora of designs for biogas digestors in a wide range of approaches including the Big Rubber Sack systems.
In my area, the wilds of the PNW, the anticipated fuel source is going to be the free waste from logging operations. This will include the needles from a diverse group of evergreen trees, as well as small limbs and other lignatious parts of the trees, as well as much of the bark. There will undoubtedly be potential to improve the gas extraction process by using specific anaerobic bacteria, though this is several years out.
Absolutely NONE of the WEF backed ‘green tech’ works, or is ecologically sound. Electric vehicles as an instance have giant negatives both in production via mining of the batteries, and charging with coal and other ‘fossil’ fuels that are never addressed. In comparison, the worst polluting diesel engine machine has a better, life of use, track record than electric vehicles. Especially when it comes to disposal of the remains once use is finished.
Our design here, small scale but capable of being multiplied in efficiency by using in series, as in operating several of the Tesla turbine genset units off a single boiler, is the ‘real green’ form of thinking about energy. It will provide near free energy with minimal capital investment including very low life-of-use maintenance costs, unlike such things as EV & giant fucking windmills…
Anytime you read about the WEF or their captured political minions (think the puppet Biden Regime) spouting off about ‘green’, know that this word means, to them, “centralized technology that the WEF controls and is able to be used as a weapon against our enemies”.
Our form of ‘green’, in my way of thinking, is a weapon against the Deep State. Decentralized & independent. IMO, right in line with American Constitutional values. It will also come in handy during this unfolding Ice Age (really just a big, deep, solar minimum), and also be of great use if the Space Aliens cut the power grid later as part of the Great Space Alien Invasion when the [DS] WEFfers needs the distraction.
Biodigesters101- There's a Dragon in the Garden! pt1.