Renew Energy

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Project Name[edit]

Renew Energy

Proposer[edit]

Dan User:Terminationshok

Summary[edit]

Install solar panels and 3d printed vawt wind turbines on the roof

What Will Be Done[edit]

  • Obtain grants from city, state and federal sources
  • Design charge controllers
  • Print turbines
  • Remount existing solar panel
  • Install new solar panels
  • Install turbines
  • Install charge controllers
  • Install batteries
  • Install inverters
  • Integrate fancy display into touchscreens
  • Disseminate open source plans
  • Program system to shift load off grid during peak hours for fun and profit


What Areas in the Space Will This Affect[edit]

The roof, networking closet

Who Will Be Doing It[edit]

Dan User:Terminationshok

Why This Will Be Good[edit]

Perform righteous hacks, save polar bears from unplanned swimming, deny pge et al of $0.231 per kWh, have cool looking things on roof

Why This Will Be Bad[edit]

Attract attention from landlord or city, [wind turbine syndrome], Dick Cheney builds iron man suit and comes to destroy it

How Long Will It Take[edit]

long

In A Fantastic World, What Extra Budget Would You Like[edit]

Funding from stretch goal of LED project, grants (No use of Noisebridge general fund)

Are There Any Other PFAs This Would Work Well With[edit]

Hackable Lighting

Are There Any Other PFAs This Would Contradict[edit]

none