renewable energy

Renewable energy growing fast worldwide
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Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second-biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published Wednesday by the International Energy Agency …

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Renewable energy becomes a utility lifeline
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When North Carolina Republicans brought forth a bill pushed by the conservative lobbying group ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, to gut the state’s renewable energy standards, they figured they had a model piece of pro-business …

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Geothermal Energy – The Ultimate Renewable Energy Source
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As soon as you consider the numerous sources of renewable energy that could help reduce the world’s reliance on fossil fuels, much consideration should be given to geothermal energy. Geothermal is an entirely clean form of energy that does not pose the …

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Why Solar Energy Makes Good Sense
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Solar energy is becoming more attractive as oil and other types of conventional energy get ever more expensive. The solar market is booming as they continue to provide new solutions for all kinds of electronics. There is so much more available now than there was even ten years ago. If you own your home, then […]

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Catching A Wave In The United Kingdom
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When it comes to wave and tidal power, the United Kingdom has enormous potential to become a worldwide leader in the proliferation and utilization of the boundless renewable energy found in the ocean.  The northern coast of the UK is one of the world’s top locations capable of harnessing wave and tidal power in order […]

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How The U.S. Can Wean Itself Off Fossil Fuels With Biofuels
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As the global economy spirals into economic depression and fuel prices fluctuate wildly, many average Americans are starting to take notice of a need for change.  The current administration was elected on a campaign of change, and we are hopeful that a greener, more sustainable source of fuel and power is truly an objective.  The […]

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Canada Looking To Ride The Waves To Electricity Production
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In the past several years in Canada, the utilization of renewable energy has become a priority, especially in the forms of solar power and wind power. Another form of renewable energy in which Canada is beginning to see potential is that of wave and tidal power. Though much of the country’s focus has been on the […]

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Most Green Countries
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The buzz word “green” has become increasingly popular in the last few years, and people all over the world are beginning to realize the importance of replacing the dependence on coal and oil with the independence of renewable energies. While some folks are still skeptical about global warming, science and obvious changes in the environment […]

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Biofuels – The Cleaner Burning Fuels
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As the name implies, biofuels are fuels derived from organic material. Since they can be made in many ways, they are classified as 1st generation, 2nd generation, and 3rd generation. First generation bio-fuels are the more common fuels that are produced from food crops and animal fats. Some examples include bio-diesel, vegetable oil, and bio-gas. […]

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Types Of Hydro Power
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Harnessing the power of water has been used for centuries for many useful purposes.  Initially it was used for irrigation and operating various machines, such as windmills and dock cranes. But these days it has a more important use: as a renewable source of electricity. So what is hydro power? Well, basically it is the […]

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Six Easy Steps to Estimate Cost of a Solar Power System
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Solar power energy systems are not inexpensive. That said it’s important to compare them within context of other types of home improvement projects. Home buyers and realtors view a solar photovoltaic or solar hot water heating system as a significant value-added improvement – similar to adding a deck or remodeling your kitchen. Plus unlike a […]

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