Table of Contents
Wind power. Electricity from the wind : ready-made units / Henry Clews -- Do-it-yourself wind generators / James B. DeKorne -- Water power. Small water power sites ; Building a hydraulic ram / Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA) -- Wood power. Heating and cooking with wood / Ken Kern -- Methane power. Methane gas digesters for fuel and fertilizer / The New Alchemy Institute West -- Our four-cow bio-gas plant / Sharon and James Whitehurst -- Solar power. Space heating with solar energy / Robert F. Girvan -- Homemade solar water heaters / Steven M. Ridenour -- Appendix I : Combining alternate energy systems / Donald Marrier, Ronald Weintraub, and Sandra Fulton Eccli -- Appendix II : Conservation of energy in existing structures / Eugene Eccli.