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Fossil Fuel Making It’s Comeback – Renewable Energy Sector’s Still In War of Competitiveness

Sunday, October 14, 2012

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Fossil Fuel Making It’s Comeback – Renewable Energy Sector’s Still In War of Competitiveness

After a few years of blissful running, the renewable-energy sector has suffered some blows. Now, casting shadows on the feasibility of its reputation as the energy source of the future is likely to change things. Speaking from Pembina Institute, Matt Horne, the climate-change director at the Institute agreed to the fact that the situation is [...]

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Fusion Energy Will Play An Increasing Importance In Global Energy

Friday, April 27, 2012

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Fusion Energy Will Play An Increasing Importance In Global Energy

Currently, the European Union obtains most of it energy from outside the union, the energy which comprises of oil and gas is estimated to be more than 50% of the country’s energy supply. The union’s annual energy bill totals to 240 billion Euros. It is also estimated that EU spends 500 billion euros annually on [...]

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Fusion Energy Will Play An Important Role in Future Energy

Saturday, April 7, 2012

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Fusion Energy Will Play An Important Role in Future Energy

In order to satisfy the ever increasing energy demand of the world, new and environmentally friendly, reliable forms of electricity need to be developed. The energy demand could be tripled by 2050 due to the expected rise in global population from the current 6 billion to 9 billion in addition to improved livelihoods. Since every [...]

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MIT researchers Says It is Possible To Store CO2 Underground

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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MIT researchers Says It is Possible To Store CO2 Underground

MIT researchers have discovered that deep saline aquifers in the United States have sufficient room to store 100 years’ of carbon dioxide emitted from the power plants run on coal. Economics of the systems with regards to harnessing and storage of such gases remains uncertain and this research seeks to address the issue which has [...]

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Construction of the Most Hygienic Coal Plant on Earth

Sunday, February 5, 2012

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Construction of the Most Hygienic Coal Plant on Earth

The most hygienic coal plant on earth is actually being built. Even though the majority of people in the field are claiming that the capture and sequestration of carbon is way too costly to be practical, this technology seems to be quite remarkable. The Texas Clean Energy Project, also commonly known as the TCEP is [...]

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Ghana Is A Winning Country In Renewable Energy

Monday, June 20, 2011

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Ghana Is A Winning Country In Renewable Energy

Ghana has won one of the worlds’ most prestigious international prize for green energy of this year’s Ashden Awards. Furthermore winners from Pakistan and India participated in the event VIP ceremony, presented by the British Minister for Change of Climate Greg Barker. The Ghana News Agency in Accra last Friday mentioned that the Prince of [...]

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Biodiesel: How Is It produced?

Thursday, March 10, 2011

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Biodiesel: How Is It produced?

To be able to successfully produce biodiesel, transesterification is required. What, then, is this process called “Transesterification”? This is the method used for converting used oil into biodiesel with the use of methanol (a type of alcohol) reacting to triglyceride oils found in greases and fats, producing formation of fatty acid alkyl esters (biodiesel) and [...]

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The Peril of Digging too Deep – Fossil Fuel

Sunday, March 6, 2011

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The Peril of Digging too Deep – Fossil Fuel

In the search for energy, shattering accidents are pervading the energy industry as there is an increasing need to dig deeper to unearth fossil fuels and minerals. Recently, 33 Chilean miners were safely rescued after having been underground for a period of two months. However, in other parts of the world like in West Virginia, [...]

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New Energy Finance: Solar Energy Is Rivaling With Oil in Persian Gulf

Sunday, January 23, 2011

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New Energy Finance:  Solar Energy Is Rivaling With Oil in Persian Gulf

In accordance to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, solar energy may turn out to be more lucrative that power plants fueled by oil in the Middle East. This implies that the governments should promote the use of sun power and save the petroleum for exports. Based on its analysis, the London-established company stated that it will [...]

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EPRI is Suggesting Solar-Augmented Power Plants – Hybrid Solar Power Plants

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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EPRI is Suggesting Solar-Augmented Power Plants – Hybrid Solar Power Plants

A Natural gas or solar-augment coal plant is being developed to Form a Solar thermal hybrid plant. Solar can be integrated with natural gas and coal to produce electricity. Recently, the Project Manager of Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Cara Libby spoke about the development of a solar thermal hybrid plant. Libby is in command [...]

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