Human Generated Energy onthe Evergreen CampusTaylor Feldman and Reid TrevarthenEnergy Systems and Climate ChangeFall 2011
New Vocabulary!!
energeneration–               [en-uhr-jen-uh-rey-shuh’n]A portmanteau of the words “energy” and “generation.”
energeneration–               [en-uhr-jen-uh-rey-shuh’n]A portmanteau of the words “energy” and “generation.”1.The act of ...
energeneration–               [en-uhr-jen-uh-rey-shuh’n]A portmanteau of the words “energy” and “generation.”1.The act of ...
Project Goals
Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.
Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabili...
Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabili...
Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabili...
Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabili...
What is anenergenerating bicycle?                    Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
Handlebars        Seat                    Pedals             Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
Handlebars          Seat                       PedalsGenerator              Power Cord                Image- www.plugoutfi...
How they work                Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
Could these bikes pay for themselves?
Could these bikes pay for themselves?And if so….
Could these bikes pay for themselves?And if so….   …how long would it take?
x 2 = $3,175.38                                             = $0.097/kWh                                                 1...
How much does each Watt-hour cost?          2$9.7 10                        5               kWh   $9.7 10    1 10   3     ...
How much does each Watt-hour cost?          2$9.7 10                        5               kWh   $9.7 10    1 10   3     ...
How much is one half-hour session worth?          5                                   3$9.7 10            75Wh            ...
How much is one half-hour session worth?          5                                       3$9.7 10            75Wh        ...
How much energy is produced in that manysessions? 434,983 0.075kWh session    32,623kWh
How much energy is produced in that manysessions? 434,983 0.075kWh session    32,623kWh  or…
It would take 12 ½ years pedaling at150W non-stop on each bicycle to offset      their costwithenergy savings.
It would take 12 ½ years pedaling at150W non-stop on each bicycle to offset     their cost with energy savings.     A $400...
Nobody   asks how        long a  weight set  will take topay itself off.
Why is the acquisition of energenerating bikes inEvergreen’s best interest           ?
They will contribute toEvergreen’s missionof sustainability.
They cost less than non-generative exercise bikes…            <
They cost less than non-generative exercise bikes…            <…and the CRC needs new exercise bikes anyway.
They maynotgeneratea greatdeal ofenergy…
They maynot           …butgenerate      everya great    little bitdeal of    counts.energy…
Thank you for  watching!
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Energeneration

  1. 1. Human Generated Energy onthe Evergreen CampusTaylor Feldman and Reid TrevarthenEnergy Systems and Climate ChangeFall 2011
  2. 2. New Vocabulary!!
  3. 3. energeneration– [en-uhr-jen-uh-rey-shuh’n]A portmanteau of the words “energy” and “generation.”
  4. 4. energeneration– [en-uhr-jen-uh-rey-shuh’n]A portmanteau of the words “energy” and “generation.”1.The act of creating power through the use of the energy created by the human metabolism.
  5. 5. energeneration– [en-uhr-jen-uh-rey-shuh’n]A portmanteau of the words “energy” and “generation.”1.The act of creating power through the use of the energy created by the human metabolism.2. The entire group of individuals born and living out their lives in the era of energy uncertainty.
  6. 6. Project Goals
  7. 7. Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.
  8. 8. Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabilityawareness.
  9. 9. Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabilityawareness.
  10. 10. Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabilityawareness.
  11. 11. Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabilityawareness on campus.
  12. 12. What is anenergenerating bicycle? Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
  13. 13. Handlebars Seat Pedals Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
  14. 14. Handlebars Seat PedalsGenerator Power Cord Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
  15. 15. How they work Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
  16. 16. Could these bikes pay for themselves?
  17. 17. Could these bikes pay for themselves?And if so….
  18. 18. Could these bikes pay for themselves?And if so…. …how long would it take?
  19. 19. x 2 = $3,175.38 = $0.097/kWh 11 - http://wutc.wa.gov/webimage.nsf/00000000000000000000000000000000/68bf3fc9d3cf3bda88256b200002eebf%21OpenDocumentBike image – www.plugoutfitness.com
  20. 20. How much does each Watt-hour cost? 2$9.7 10 5 kWh $9.7 10 1 10 3 Wh
  21. 21. How much does each Watt-hour cost? 2$9.7 10 5 kWh $9.7 10 1 10 3 WhHow much electricity can one person generate?150W 0.5hours 75Wh
  22. 22. How much is one half-hour session worth? 5 3$9.7 10 75Wh $7.3 10 Wh session session
  23. 23. How much is one half-hour session worth? 5 3$9.7 10 75Wh $7.3 10 Wh session sessionHow many half-hour sessions arerequired to pay the bikes off? 3$3,175.38 $7.3 10 434,983 session
  24. 24. How much energy is produced in that manysessions? 434,983 0.075kWh session 32,623kWh
  25. 25. How much energy is produced in that manysessions? 434,983 0.075kWh session 32,623kWh or…
  26. 26. It would take 12 ½ years pedaling at150W non-stop on each bicycle to offset their costwithenergy savings.
  27. 27. It would take 12 ½ years pedaling at150W non-stop on each bicycle to offset their cost with energy savings. A $400 repair would add 1 ½ years of pedaling to each bike.
  28. 28. Nobody asks how long a weight set will take topay itself off.
  29. 29. Why is the acquisition of energenerating bikes inEvergreen’s best interest ?
  30. 30. They will contribute toEvergreen’s missionof sustainability.
  31. 31. They cost less than non-generative exercise bikes… <
  32. 32. They cost less than non-generative exercise bikes… <…and the CRC needs new exercise bikes anyway.
  33. 33. They maynotgeneratea greatdeal ofenergy…
  34. 34. They maynot …butgenerate everya great little bitdeal of counts.energy…
  35. 35. Thank you for watching!

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