Useful Links

Army Corps of Engineers – The biggest Dam building organization in the U.S.

Bonneville Environmental Foundation – Want to purchase Bowersock’s RECs (historically Zephyr Energy)? Check out this website.

Center for Renewable and Sustainable Technology – CREST produces educational multimedia CD-ROMs and operates Solstice, an Internet service for the sustainable energy field.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network – This site contains an “ask an expert” location for any specific questions you might have as well as other useful information.

Energy Information Agency – Discusses stage of development of renewable energy technologies around the globe

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – Report on activities during the past year. Includes hydropower and other energy issues

Foundation for Water and Energy Education – Includes a great step-by-step walk through a hydroelectric project. Recommended viewing to understand how a hydroelectric dam works

Hoover Dam – Take a virtual tour of the Hoover Dam

House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Kansas Corporation Commission

Kansas Rural Papers April/May 2008 – Read more about RECs via an article in the Kansas Rural Papers

National Hydropower Association – Hydropower’s national trade association (go to their links page)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory – A brief overview of hydroelectric power

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Tennessee Valley Authority – A government-owned utility, the largest producer of electric power in the nation

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

 

The following link was recommended by a student in a youth science club on how to make a simple battery – http://store.intellaliftparts.com/how-to-make-a-battery.html

Our History

 

The previous Bowersock logo was adopted from one of the mill's first flour brands, Zephyr Flour. In its earliest operation, Bowersock served as a mill and a provider of mechanical power for the City of Lawrence...[more]

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