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by Sookie
11 months ago
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Solar Powered Device Chargers - Stay Connected While Backpacking or Camping

Camping and hiking have changed dramatically in the last few years.  If you are an avid outdoorsy type person, but also have an attachment to your electronics then you can have the best of both worlds.

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by HLesley
1 year ago
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Geothermal Power in Iceland and Japan: A Study in Contrasts

At first glance it might be difficult to find two countries more different than Iceland and Japan. However, both countries have several things in common, including rich resources of geothermal power.

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by Sudocream
1 year ago
Is Off The Grid Living Feasible?

Living off the grid is not such an easy thing to do and will definitely have an impact on your lifestyle. You will become acutely aware of the weather patterns and become grateful the sun is shining today.

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by Marjorie Cliff Picard
2 years ago
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A Primer on the Need for Green Energy and Its Benefits

Why We Need Green Energy There are plenty of reasons why we need to increase the use of green (or renewable) energy.  Some involve the health of our planet and some involve our own health.  All reasons add up to a crisis of huge proportions. The traditional...

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by Neal_Litherland
2 years ago
How Much Solar And Wind Energy Will It Take To Power Your Home?

No one likes opening their power bills. This is particularly true during months where the air conditioning was running full blast, or where you forgot to turn your lights and televisions off when you left for vacation for a week. What if you could generate your own power, and thus never get another electricity bill again? It's a nice thought, isn't it? So ask yourself, if it was possible to generate your own electricity and not have to depend on your local power plant, would you do it?

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by wondering_maasai
3 years ago
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The Jatropha Bush: A New Energy Source?

The Jatropha bush, native to Central America, used to be known for its benefits with malaria and candle-making, as well as its lethal toxic coating and skin irritant qualities. Now, the Jatropha bush poses a new energy from its oil and biomass.

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by Sam Jones
3 years ago
Wood Boiler: Ten Steps to Improve Wood Burning Efficiency

Many people are turning to wood boilers as an eco friendly and cost effective heating source. In this article we look at some steps to take for further efficiency improvements

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by Sam Jones
3 years ago
Cheap Fuel From Gelatin?

In this article we explore the potential of gelatin to provide a cheap alternative fuel source

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by Sam Jones
3 years ago
The Effects of the Clean Energy Agenda on Business Electricity Rates  

In this article we look at how business electricity customers are paying through their bills for the costs of the clean energy agenda

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by Sam Jones
4 years ago
Storage Batteries for Energy Created by Your Solar Power Panel

Battery storage is an important part of solar technology and one that can really make a difference to efficiency. Here we describe and explain the four main types of battery and how they can integrate into your solar energy system

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by Sam Jones
4 years ago
Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing to Solar Panels for Electricity

In this article we list and answer some important questions that people need to be asking if considering the move to solar energy

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by Sam Jones
4 years ago
Thin is In: Solar Power Panels Get Skinny

In this article we report on ways that solar technology has advanced towards ever more efficient collection from ever decreasing size solar panels

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by Sam Jones
4 years ago
Complementing Solar Panel Installation with Passive Solar Heating Strategies

In this article we take an in depth look at some of the passive technologies that can be used to harness energy from the sun

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by Sam Jones
4 years ago
Companies Using Solar Electric Panels in Cool Ways

In this article we look at three companies that are producing innovative products to explore the potential of solar energy and expand spheres of usage

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by mariuski
4 years ago
Could We Light Our Streets With Bioluminescent Plants?

A Kickstarter project seeks to replace traditional lighting in our streets by bioluminescent plants, which would be produced by new advances in synthetic biology and genetic engineering.

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by Larry Ashworth
4 years ago
Wind Power: What Size Wind Turbine?

Ideas are presented to help you select he proper size wind turbine for your location.

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by Larry Ashworth
4 years ago
Solar Power: Living Well, Using Less

Solar living is less expensive if you control energy use. Some ideas and methods for conserving power while living well.

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by Larry Ashworth
4 years ago
Solar Power: Making Connections

Helpful hints for wiring issues peculiar to solar/wind power installations.

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by Larry Ashworth
4 years ago
Solar Power: What About Lightning?

The importance of protecting your system from lightning.

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by Larry Ashworth
4 years ago
Solar Power: Is It Right For You?

Important considerations to determine if solar power is right for you.

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