Daily Archives: June 25, 2011

Thermodynamics of Organisms and Sustainable Systems

Here is an amazing paper by Dr. Mae-Wan Ho, Institute of Science in Society.  Thermodynamics of Organisms and Sustainable Systems.  The paper is pretty technical, but basically it shows how and why living organisms are “sustainable systems” from a thermodynamics … Continue reading

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OMV Master Energy Plan? What is it?

Overview: As proposed, the Master Energy Plan is something more or less equivalent to the kind of economic analysis typically done for business plans, but for energy instead of dollars. (i.e. KWH in vs KWH out instead of dollars in … Continue reading

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Data to be collected for Master Energy Plan

Hydro: Average monthly stream flow data: Twelve average stream flow values: one for each month of the year. Height of water level in the dam above the turbine. Power (watts) = Head (in meters) x flow rate (l/sec) x 9.81. … Continue reading

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