Subject: Re: [NYCGA Internet] Re: Power & Connectivity Best Practices
From: felipe ribeiro
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:12:14 -0400
To: internet_working_group@googlegroups.com

there was interest in this from an academic listserve, is there a dedicated list/group for this topic?

On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Evan Wagner <evanawagner@gmail.com> wrote:
The bikes are pretty low-tech, but I'll work on it...

On Oct 20, 2011, at 3:33 PM, planetary_io <plntry.io@nym.hush.com> wrote:

> Do you have specs on the bicycle gens? We have seen this implemented
> in multiple sites but not sure what design folks are working from.
>
> Would love to learn more about the biodiesel gen too!
>
> Solar would be huge in SoCal / Sunbelt, where we have significant
> presence.  It's practically useless in most other places, though we
> applaud renewable sourcing where possible.
>
> We would really love some "show & tell" here or in the OccupyTech
> site.  Many of us are just encountering problems other Occupations and
> individual contributors have already solved.
>
> On Oct 20, 12:27 pm, Evan Wagner <evanawag...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The site is in shade all day, but we are in the process of implementing a biodiesel generator complemented by energy bicycles....
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>> On Oct 20, 2011, at 2:46 PM, planetary_io <plntry...@nym.hush.com> wrote:
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>>> We are starting to see solar power applied more broadly at Occuptions
>>> (see LA's recent Tweet).  We had done some preliminary research on
>>> options for systems here, we were wondering if anyone had resources on
>>> best practices & utilization in occupations like LA to move this ahead
>>> more quickly?  We have a significant presence in the high solar
>>> producing areas so see some promise here.
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>>> We are also curious what practices are being used to provide
>>> connectivity in the occupations.  We have been tinkering with
>>> implementations here and may have some equipment to recommend / test /
>>> lend on sites.  Feel we can improve resource utilization here across
>>> GAs by sharing optimal setups and specs.

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