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An Advanced Solar Powered Spacecraft – Juno Mission (Going to Jupiter – NASA)

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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An Advanced Solar Powered Spacecraft – Juno Mission (Going to Jupiter – NASA)

The NASA Juno Spacecraft is travelling towards Jupiter with an innovative source of energy – solar power – It is currently the most mechanically advanced space travel-craft – fuelled by sunlight. In contrast to other spacecrafts using nuclear generators, Juno is designed with three wide solar wings, which fuels the whole spacecraft. The spacecraft will [...]

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Myth Buster 6 – Solar Energy Is Not A Feasible Alternative In Remote Northern Regions

Friday, April 23, 2010

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Myth Buster 6 – Solar Energy Is Not A Feasible Alternative In Remote Northern Regions

There is a learning curve to navigate when it comes to new technology and solar power is certainly not unique when it comes to this. Such a simplistic and exciting renewable energy available to us all and yet there are many questions and myths surrounding its use. Let’s bust some more of them! Passive Solar [...]

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Myth Buster # 4 – Utility Line Workers Put At Risk Due To Grid-Tied Photovoltaics

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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Myth Buster # 4 – Utility Line Workers Put At Risk Due To Grid-Tied Photovoltaics

Skepticism abounds where solar energy is concerned and such cynicism leads to a many untruths and unreliable information. One fable that exists despite its being dispelled often is the one concerning the safety of utility workers. It concerns how that safety is at risk when they are called upon to operate in contact with grid [...]

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DIY Solar Power Systems – Take Control Over Your Power Bill And Save Thousands!

Friday, April 16, 2010

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DIY Solar Power Systems – Take Control Over Your Power Bill And Save Thousands!

The cost of electricity is rising by exorbitant numbers and there is little likelihood it will be cut back. Once it goes up it usually stays there. We are literally at the mercy of the politicos and power utilities as long as we are hooked up to the grid. If you look at the numbers [...]

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Power Plants Use Big Machinery To Energize The Population

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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Power Plants Use Big Machinery To Energize The Population

The Immense Dimensions Of Power Facility Equipment Can Be Astounding.       Most power plant installations are huge building that house very big bits of equipment and the absolute proportions of some of these apparatuses are enough to bowl you over. With that in mind, let us take a look at how these power plants produce electrical [...]

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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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Determining Solar Energy Requirements For A Specific Location

Friday, November 27, 2009

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Determining Solar Energy Requirements For A Specific Location

The amount of solar energy created is a matter of discerning the number of photons of sunlight hit your solar cell and the number of those photons can move an electron to generate a current. The number of photons is equated to the quantity of photons or sunshine that lands on the solar cell and [...]

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Power Utilities Need Not Worry About Wind Power

Saturday, November 21, 2009

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Power Utilities Need Not Worry About Wind Power

Wind power is quite expensive to build and costs almost nothing to manage. That being the case, could it curtail profits of the commercial utilities that are now charging extra to power up your residence as they burn the decomposition  of ancient organics? Experts say that investors need not worry too badly, since according to [...]

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The United States May Have To Reconsider Nuclear Power In The Decade Ahead

Thursday, November 19, 2009

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The United States May Have To Reconsider Nuclear Power In The Decade Ahead

Recent legislation brought to the United States Senate would hand what amounts to $20 billion in federal funding spread over ten years in order to widen energy technology and increase by twofold the counties nuclear power production. The legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, would offer $100 billion in borrowing assurances for nuclear [...]

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What Is Required To Get Off The Electrical Grid?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

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What Is Required To Get Off The Electrical Grid?

The cost of electricity is skyrocketing and fuel costs are through the roof. Many common folks are trying to find alternative methods when it comes to constructing new homes. Homes are the largest monetary investment most of us will ever make throughout our life. After we move in to our home the costs just keep [...]

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