Category: Business

Orcas Island TV coverage of businesses and business related events.

INDIA : Punjab to generate 1100 MW from renewable sources

Powergen World Wide reports “May 3, 2011 The Punjab government is planning to produce 1100 MW power, from non conventional resources comprise of biomass, micro-hydro and solar energy. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said, Punjab is facing major…

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San Juan Islands Smart Guide(tm)

I’m happy to announce the new web supporting Tourism in the San Juan Islands. A billion dollars come to the San Juan Islands ever 10 years. Much of that is from Tourism, and those tourists are about to arrive this…

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Emergency Management Institute – Nuclear Emergency Management

Free home study course on Radiological emergency management course is available here. We don’t have such an emergency today, here. However, the Scout’s creedo is, Be Prepared. We’ve been lucky, however the disaster in Japan at the Fukashima Nuclear power…

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Very Fast Charging Battery

Public release date: 20-Mar-2011 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The batteries in Illinois professor Paul Braun’s lab look like any others, but they pack a surprise inside. Braun’s group developed a three-dimensional nanostructure for battery cathodes that allows for dramatically faster charging…

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Apple Approves DiZaster Monitor App Version 1.1

The disaster in Japan isn’t about us, the nuclear radiation cloud currently floating over America. In 1988, the Chinese detonated an above ground atomic bomb that covered the US in radioactive materials. We live with the fact that there is…

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Reduce Land Fill Waste: phones, computers, displays

Apple has a wonderful program to help us cut waste volume leaving the Island. By recycling computers, phones and displays, you may get something back… Check at the jump. Free quotes, boxes, shipping for some items, low cost disposal for…

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Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster

Back a while ago, my friends were talking about being worried about Bird Flu, Volcanos, and other disasters. I worry about disasters as well, Hurricanes where my family lives, and volcanos here in the Pacific Northwest. I wanted to develop…

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San Juan Island Ferry Funding

There’s really nothing quite like a ferry ride from Anacortes to Friday Harbor, Orcas, Lopez, Shaw Islands. The Anacortes – San Juan Islands ferry ride has magnificent views of Mt. Baker on the mainland, and is simply one of the…

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Rural San Juan County Gets Shot a Broadband

For every dollar in taxes paid in Washington State, the State receives less than 90 cents back. Every Federal program that will help San Juan County raise the average wage, improve our environment and benefit the commonwealth should be applied…

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Orcas Island Food Cooperative

San Juan County residents are intelligent and in touch with the world. Recently San Juan Island opened its Food Cooperative and Orcas Island’s budding effort is Share via social networks. Tweet

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