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The Emerge of an Hydroelectric Inflow Dam System

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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The Emerge of an Hydroelectric Inflow Dam System

A Hydroelectric Dam System. Background Hydropower is a genuine technology which is also the biggest source of renewable energy. It is contributing to 20% of the global electricity production. Hydro-electric power-plants are of huge size covering large areas and do frequently require a significant capital investment. These power plants also affect the local ecology when [...]

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Interesting Facts about Solar Energy

Monday, June 21, 2010

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Interesting Facts about Solar Energy

There exists intriguing facts and figures concerning solar energy. Did you know that the sun is the ultimate source of energy supporting life on earth? It is also the fundamental prerequisite for the formation of any other type of energy. Fossil fuel is a product of solar energy. It is through the dynamic process of [...]

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Renewable Energy Options in The Caribbean; Part 2

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Renewable Energy Options in The Caribbean; Part 2

Renewable energy options are being implemented in various parts of the world. Caribbean is not an exception, they are going towards a potential clean energy policy. Here are a few examples where they can progress. 1. Hydro Power Hydropower has been used for years. Countries like Canada and Norway depends heavily on hydropower. However, hydropower [...]

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Renewable Energy v.s Fossil Fuel

Saturday, June 5, 2010

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Renewable Energy v.s Fossil Fuel

There is an increasing enthusiasm in the expanding needs of global energy from traditional and alternative energy sources. In reality, there are very few new methods available to harness energy. Solar, wind or water power are all traditional sources but in a rapid progress. Interestingly, the shared passion everyone has for the development of clean [...]

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Hydropower In Norway

Friday, June 4, 2010

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Hydropower In Norway

Hydropower adds up to nearly 19 percent of the world’s production of power. In Norway it represents approximately 99 percent of the total electric power produced. Norway is significant producer of hydropower, as well as in the international context. The amount of power produced in Norway is the highest in Europe, with a sum of [...]

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Renewable Energy in Iceland a Top Priority

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Renewable Energy in Iceland a Top Priority

Iceland is reckoned as a forerunner in the field of renewable energy. The country is generating around 81 percent of its primary energy needs from renewable sources. There are even plans to go fully green. Figures in 2007 said that geothermal energy accounts for 66 percent of primary energy, hydropower 15 percent and fossil fuels [...]

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Hydropower Hotspots in UK with Environmental Concerns

Friday, March 19, 2010

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Hydropower Hotspots in UK with Environmental Concerns

In the United Kingdom, several potential small-scale hydropower spots have been identified in Welsh and English’s rivers. If some of the spots were used than it would be sufficient to generate power for 850,000 households. The Environment Agency Study (EA) says that setting up thousands of small-scale hydro power plants would be enough to supply [...]

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The Green Island of Scotland; Testing its Renewable Energy Potentials

Sunday, February 21, 2010

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The Green Island of Scotland; Testing its Renewable Energy Potentials

David Miller, a Science Correspondent and BBC Scotland Environment has had a visit to the Green Island of Scotland known as “Isle of Eigg” The environment at Eigg is wonderful and the inhabitants are willing to safeguard it as it is. Nowadays, there is only a particular noise that can be heard on the island. [...]

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Now Testing River’s abilities to produce hydroelectricity; Mississippi River

Saturday, January 9, 2010

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Now Testing River’s abilities to produce hydroelectricity; Mississippi River

Recently in Warren and Vicksburg County an official test is being proposed to assess if the Mississippi river can generate hydroelectricity power. This could add up to renewable solutions in area. It is actually “Free Flow Power Corp”., that came up with the proposal to use the river to generate electricity. The test requires turbines [...]

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Carnegie Wave Energy Installs CETO Wave Power Unit In Australia

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Carnegie Wave Energy Installs CETO Wave Power Unit In Australia

Renewable Energy Holdings, announced that its thirty one percent owned clean tech wave power manufacturer Carnegie Wave Energy is about ready to launch the initial commercial sized wave energy system in the waters off of Australia. They completed a deed of license between themselves and the Government of the State of Western Australia so they [...]

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