Category: Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Information

Alternative Energy 101 Wind, Solar and Geothermal Alternative Energy Sources

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As alternative energy is gaining popularity, wind, solar, and geothermal energy are probably terms your are getting more familiar with. But you may not know about the pros and cons of these, including the set-up costs, potential savings, and other intricate details. Here are some of the basics about these types of sustainable energy. 1. …

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Developments in the Renewable Energy Sector

This past few years saw rising interest expressed for renewable energy—the kind of energy that is abundant and free, being taken from natural resources like sunlight, water, rain, geothermal heat, wind, and tides. Because of concern over dwindling fuel supply and the increasing problem of global warming, numerous governments and organizations from all over the …

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Nearly 30 African Ministers Meet To Discuss Renewable Energy: ‘The Potential Is Enormous’

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Africa’s growing economy and reliance on carbon-emitting energy from wood and charcoal could “exponentially” worsen global warming unless the continent steps up its investment in wind, solar and hydro power, the head of a new international energy agency said Friday. The key to ramping up renewable energy resources is …

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Renewable Energy Policy Important to Future of Planet

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Renewable energy policy (RE) – (REP) is important to the future of the planet, and for all the inhabitants, including mankind. With the current Middle East tensions creating another surge in oil price speculation, the prices of gas and other oil related products also rise, including food. In fact, according to CNN, Wall Street greed …

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Congress gets it wrong on energy!?

Congress gets it wrong on energy! Again Congress seems intent to pass a regressive energy bill — despite the pleas of their constituents for releif at the pump. The truth is that, short of a moratorium on federal gas taxes, there is very little Congress can do to provide short-term releif at the pump but …

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Space Solar Power Space Based Solar Power Satellites to Beam Solar Power to Earth

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Space solar power – space based solar power satellites to beam solar power to earth, beam me up Scotty! Most of us who are reasonable can conclude that we need to transition our power structure from toxic, non-renewable sources to clean, renewable, sustainable choices such as solar. This brings us to the edge of new …

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Renewable and Non Renewable Energy Sources Explained

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Renewable and non renewable energy sources explained will help you to understand the differences between the two and determine which is better. For this explanation, we are referring to electrical energy or energy to run our vehicles, boats, and other forms of transportation. The two combined are the driving factors behind both our economy and …

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Biodiesel Facts Reasons That You Should Consider Switching to Biodiesel

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Some of the Biodiesel facts are top reasons you should consider switching to Biodiesel (BD), mainly because it is considered a “green” fuel. It is made from plant-based oils such as sunflower, flax, and soybean oils or the ubiquitous “vegetable oil.” But you can’t just pour vegetable oil into your gas tank. BD is a …

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MIT Battery Breakthrough With Cambridge Crude

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The brainiacs over at MIT, have done it again with ‘Cambridge Crude’, which is a new battery design that could be a major breakthrough for clean energy storage. The lads over at MIT who’ve brought us all sorts of cool green stuff, now have another feather to add to their cap, which is a self-proclaimed …

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Biogas – What Is Biogas and How Can Is It Used?

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Biogas is a by-product of matter breaking down or rotting, which produces a mixture of carbon dioxide and methane. These gases, called biogases, can then be used in various applications. What Is It Made Of? Biogas is made from organic matter. It is produced by the natural fermentation process. Some of the materials that are …

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