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  • 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 creating power through the use of the energy created by the human metabolism.
  • 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.
  • 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 sustainabilityawareness.
  • Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabilityawareness.
  • Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabilityawareness.
  • Project Goals- Acquire two energenerating bicyclesfrom PlugOut Fitness for the CRC.- Use these bikes to raise sustainabilityawareness on campus.
  • What is anenergenerating bicycle? Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
  • Handlebars Seat Pedals Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
  • Handlebars Seat PedalsGenerator Power Cord Image- www.plugoutfitness.com
  • 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 11 - http://wutc.wa.gov/webimage.nsf/00000000000000000000000000000000/68bf3fc9d3cf3bda88256b200002eebf%21OpenDocumentBike image – www.plugoutfitness.com
  • How much does each Watt-hour cost? 2$9.7 10 5 kWh $9.7 10 1 10 3 Wh
  • 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
  • How much is one half-hour session worth? 5 3$9.7 10 75Wh $7.3 10 Wh session session
  • 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
  • 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 repair would add 1 ½ years of pedaling to each bike.
  • 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!