Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A slide show of my photos has been added

I've added a feed of my own photographs from Flickr to this blog at the right. My Flickr username is jkbashkin. All photos are licensed under creative commons 3.0- a noncommercial, share-alike license with attribution required. For commercial use, please contact me by leaving a comment here or via Flickr mail.

Some of my photographs can also be seen at the website I've put together on Pentax Digital SLR cameras. This site contains advice on choosing and using cameras. Also find my photos under the username James B. at (you have to click separately on the photo albums and on "all other photos" to see everything).

While we're on the top of, feel free to contribute to my group All Top Ten Lists. This is designed to help us all learn from each other, about music, books, or whatever you choose.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Solar energy or Wind Power- maybe you are ready

The cost of solar and wind power installations keeps dropping, for the most part, with occasional, temporary price rises in the solar area if silicon supplies are an issue. The following links all point to a site that offers information on practical solutions and tax rebates in different regions.

Here are a few ways you can bring solar power to your own home with the help of expert installers:

1.1kW Grid-Tied Solar Electric System

1.9kW Grid-Tied Solar Electric System

Here are a few ways to bring wind power to your home:

Air Breeze Land Wind Turbine

Skystream 3.7 Grid Tie 1.8kW Wind Power System

Here is a battery to store the clean power you generate:

Xantrex XPower 1500 W/60 AH BATTERY

I hope that you find these resources useful.