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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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Offshore Wind Power Important to Future of Clean Energy Development

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Offshore wind power is paramount to the future of clean energy development as the potential is huge. In layman’s terms it is simply the construction of wind farms on the water which generate electricity from the wind. It can include the ocean as well as inland areas like lakes, fjords and sheltered coastal areas using …

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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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The Last Mountain Strives To Clean Up A Dirty Industry

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The Last Mountain, is just about that, Coal River Mountain, the last mountain left in the Coal River Mountain Valley. The information contained in this movie is almost as upsetting, it’s not nearly as amazing as the attitudes of the average Joe type folks who stubbornly stick to the idea that any opposition to mining …

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Building a Wind Turbine

A video record of the new Vestas v82 wind turbine erected on the St. Olaf campus in Northfield Minnesota

Wind power! Building wind turbines and bringing jobs to Western Michigan.: An article from: Products Finishing

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Important Facts About Building Wind Turbine / Top 10 Facts About Building Wind Turbines

As we know a wind turbine converts the energy of wind into kinetic energy. If the mechanical energy is used directly by machinery, such as pumping water, cutting lumber or grinding stones, the machine is called a windmill. Further if we convert mechanical energy to electricity we use wind turbines also called wind Generator or …

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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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How Wind Turbines Work…green Power For Your Home

The first usage of wind power dates back more than three thousand years. Windmills, which we all know from literature, were used primarily in the west between 1300 and the late 1800’s. None of this means anything to the modern homeowner, considering a wind turbine as a possible alternative energy source, however. What you do …

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How Efficient Are Home Wind Turbine Kits

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Home wind turbine kits are cropping up all over the place. They can be bought off the shelf at large retail stores and installed by the homeowner or professionally. But how much power do they produce? Are they worth it? Here are some things to consider about home wind turbine kits and their efficiency. A …

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