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Solar Power Generation Is A Natural Fit For Our Future Power Needs

Saturday, April 3, 2010

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Solar Power Generation Is A Natural Fit For Our Future Power Needs

Solar power is just an incredible way to power our world. If we could find methods of tapping into the sun’s energy for ALL our power requirements, the world would be a much safer and cleaner place. We know the sun is a powerful source of renewable power but only one hour of the sun’s [...]

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Leasing Solar Panels A Great Alternative, Says Celebrity TV Contractor

Saturday, April 3, 2010

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Leasing Solar Panels A Great Alternative, Says Celebrity TV Contractor

Mike Holmes, star of Holmes on Homes on HGTV, thinks homeowners with sun drenched roofs should lease solar panels on the space, mutually future proofing their technology as well as supplying any extra energy to benefit the grid. Holmes talks about his own property just outside of Toronto, Canada where he has some extra land [...]

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Mechanism of Wind Turbines

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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Mechanism of Wind Turbines

Wind turbine is a technology that converts moving air into electricity. Energy is practically harnessed from the motion of air. Understanding the inside of a Wind turbine Generating electricity from wind is relatively simple. All effective wind turbines have often 3 blades that are aerodynamically architectured to easily create a rotating movement as air blows. [...]

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Energy Problems Big In Texas – Plenty Of Wind Power – No Means To Transfer It

Friday, December 25, 2009

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Energy Problems Big In Texas – Plenty Of Wind Power – No Means To Transfer It

Texas is a large state with an even larger problem to deal with. It is experiencing a burgeoning wind power industry with enormous capacity, relatively speaking. The problem is their transmission lines are unable to transfer any more than half of it. This dilemma has challenged any significant realization from the Texas green Smart Grid [...]

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Many States Could Meet Their Renewable Power Objectives With Their Own Resources

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

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Many States Could Meet Their Renewable Power Objectives With Their Own Resources

There are thirty six states, which have renewable energy objectives, or renewable power mandates that could satisfy these by simply utilizing renewable energy located within that state. This is according to a report released by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. That same report states that twenty three states could become self reliant in electrical current [...]

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Huge New York Area Ocean Wind Development Much Closer To Reality

Friday, December 11, 2009

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Huge New York Area Ocean Wind Development Much Closer To Reality

New York based politicos and energy authorities are going forward with an ambitious offshore wind development that might be the biggest in the nation, located just thirteen miles off shore of the Borough of Queens. The Long Island – New York City Official Wind Collaborative, a faction made up of utilities and government organizations stated [...]

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The Clean Energy Potential Is Everywhere In California

Thursday, December 10, 2009

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The Clean Energy Potential Is Everywhere In California

Energy generation in California is moving from Fossil Fuel burning facilities toward the renewable energy technology of wind turbines and solar photovoltaics. The plan moving forward to make this green energy shift happen appears to be centered on erecting huge solar developments out in the desert and snaking wind farms on hills and ridges. The [...]

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Transmission Superhighway Runs Into A Roadblock

Saturday, December 5, 2009

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Transmission Superhighway Runs Into A Roadblock

Everyone is excited about the prospect of using renewable energy. This energy source is not harmful to the environment; it is clean, readily available to anyone, and exists right in our own neighborhoods! Survey results show that the majority of Americans throughout the country are in favor of increasing the supply of renewable energy.  An [...]

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