A comprehensive Directory of Renewable Energy Scams by the #1 site on the net for unbiased information on energy saving. This list of manufacturer's misleading or exaggerated product claims has been compiled by Open4Energy in an effort to protect energy conscientious consumers from being misled!
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|Renewable Energy Scams - United States
|Ambigrid Generates Electricity To Power Your Home
Summary: Ambigrid claims to show you step-by-step how to completely power your home on renewable energy. Worthless plans to build a technically unfeasible project. It is foolish to think that this will allow you to cut your power bills to zero or help the environment.
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|DyoCore SolAir Hybrid Wind Generator
Summary: A poorly designed product that has exploited the renewable incentives being offered in California. Independent analysis concluded DyoCore’s claim of 1.6 kW power output at 18 miles per hour is 7.5 times greater than theoretically possible.
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|Earth4Energy - DIY Windmills and Solar Panels
Summary: Worthless plans to build a technically unfeasible project. A well orchestrated internet scam. Search results for the terms "Earth4Energy scam" include many additional scam sites, including pages from earth4energyscam.org, hubpages.com and blogcatalog.com
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|Green DIY Energy - Do It Yourself (DIY) Solar Panels
Summary: Plans to build a technically unfeasible project. They say that their “DIY Solar Panel” guide will have you join the revolution of Do-It-Yourselfers who have figured out how to cheaply create their own solar power. This approach is a waste of money.
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|HomeMadeEnergy - Do It Yourself (DIY) Solar Panels
Summary: Plans to build your own solar panels from cheap silicon. This is teachnically implausible, and never cost effective. They claim that their “DIY Guide” will have you get revenge on your electricity utility. In practise you will be fortunate if all they take from your bank account in the $47.00 you pay for this garbage!
Visit the HomeMadeEnergy post for detailed information and discussion!
|Power4Home - Do It Yourself (DIY) Solar Panels
Summary: Worthless plans to build a technically unfeasible project. John Russel's claims to be an electrician who could make you energy independent with the minimum amount of equipment and investment is a scam.
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|Power4Patriots - Do It Yourself (DIY) Solar Panels
Summary: This is a renamed version of the Power4Home scam listed above. All the information you need to investigate DIY Solar, and DIY Wind is available for FREE on the Internet. These plans are not worth paying for - please take care!
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