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‘Geovolt’ can harvest free power

TribToday.com -- AUSTINTOWN - A northeast Ohio man who invented a machine that produces free electricity by working off the natural gas drilling industry is bringing his invention to Warren today to show off how he says it could save businesses thousands of dollars in utility costs.

''We are getting a lot of interest, especially in the shale play states,'' Ohio inventor Ken Jackson said Wednesday.

Jackson was promoting his machine, the "Geovolt" as a completely green power source that can turn an average natural gas well into a personal power plant of sorts. The machine captures geo pressures emitted from natural gas wells to generate electricity.

''That pressure coming out of the earth is free. It's like a windmill inside a gas well that is blowing all the time,'' Jackson explained.


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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 11:52:53 PM


Interesting article Notsogrn! Thanks for posting.
eschroth442
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 10:19:21 AM

another way to make more energy from a sincle source. The energy companiers can easily afford it
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 8:26:12 AM

The US needs more inventions like this.
VikingWoman
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:24:59 AM

Sounds great if you have a natural gas well so tell me why this is on gasbuddy.com?
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:18:31 AM

Sounds cool but I wonder how deep I'd have to drill in my backyard to find A NG well. I don't think so
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:12:02 AM

YeahBut - - I don't have a gas well in my back yard.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:11:39 AM

that's fine and dandy except it's not a patented or trademarked idea and anyone can build one.sor to f like a windmill.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:10:20 AM

Very interesting.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:09:37 AM

interesting
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:06:29 AM

Old news.........
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:05:34 AM

I thought this was called geothermal.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:04:31 AM

Sounds like a neat piece of equipment.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:02:36 AM

Great post OGW
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:02:29 AM

Hope we hear how the demo goes. It sounds like a good idea.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:02:18 AM

Sales job.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:00:45 AM

Just another excuse to raise gas prices.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:58:47 AM


Free electricity for anyone with his own gas well and $25k to invest. That does not cover a whole lot a regular folks.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:56:48 AM

pigs fly any day
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:56:41 AM

K
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:56:12 AM

cool
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:55:32 AM

cool
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:55:27 AM

I can get power a lot more easily. Install my solar collector farm. Now to find someone to pay for it.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:53:40 AM

big deal
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:52:37 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:52:30 AM

It will be interesting to see if this pans out
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:52:21 AM

sounds interesting, but can it be practically applied?
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:47:46 AM

Only feasible in gas wells?
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:37:47 AM

This definitely raises some interesting questions.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:37:16 AM

Let's hope it works
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:35:45 AM

Yeah right.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:33:09 AM

We will see if it is lower.
fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:32:33 AM

I doubt it will be lower.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:32:10 AM

I would have to see more and how it's done.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:29:50 AM

I am not too sure.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:29:38 AM

If only I had my own gas well!
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:28:19 AM

Interesting!
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:26:47 AM

Free like sunlight?
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:25:11 AM

amazin'
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:24:28 AM

Really?
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:23:30 AM

If all it takes is wind blowing out a hole, hook one up to every politician and we can all get free electricity.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:23:22 AM

This is an interesting conception. I get from this the gas being produced from the well flows thru a pipeline in which it a turbine is installed inside the line. This would probably work if the rate of flow and pressure was high. It would seem this would probably work best when the electricity generated could be use on site. There is a lot of variables it would seem to me but could probably work in ideal situations.
shari128
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:22:34 AM

Yeah!! I want to know how to get free power, or better yet how about free gas and cars??
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:16:52 AM

Free to whom?
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:15:33 AM

"Free" power IF you own a gas well.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:13:04 AM

Hmmmmm...
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:11:31 AM

Nothing is free! See, needs a natural gas well!
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:11:18 AM

Interesting
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:07:47 AM

Can I afford one?
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:05:40 AM

Interesting
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:02:42 AM

Finally someone with a brain in his head for the people!!!! So what if he makes money off of it.
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:02:11 AM

Free power is good, but $25K for free power is not free...
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