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.
Fracking is a hot topic recently. To the frustration of industry insiders, newscasters and pundents have spread the term around so much that it has almost replaced the proper industry titles such as oil & gas. Ironically, many of the people talking about fracking have little or no understanding of what it actually is. This article will ignore the political and social issues surrounding the process and focus completely on what fracking is and how it works.
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.
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...
Laptop batteries tend to last a few years before they stop being useful. The good news is that the parts inside that battery pack may still be useful for years to come, for powering all sorts of things that you might otherwise be powering with disposable battery cells.
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?
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.
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
In this article we tackle the subject of paying for ever rising energy costs and ask if there are any advantages to advance payment energy plans
Advance payment plans for energy are often more expensive. In this article we delve a little deeper and explain the issues
Away with the idea of water scarcity! Down with the dismal doom-sayers who claim we have no more sources of water, and the best we can hope for is "conservation"! The truth is, there is plenty of water, in abundance, if we only look in the right places. And, there are plans, already designed, engineered, and ready to go decades ago, that would double the amount of surface freshwater in the lower 48 states of the USA, and would mean millions of additional acres of irrigated land in Canada and Mexico.
In this article we look at how business electricity customers are paying through their bills for the costs of the clean energy agenda
It has been established that mistakes can be made when choosing and interacting with your energy company. In this article we look at preventing over-charging and the various ways it can occur
Do you tink that your average electricity bill is too high. You might be surprised about what is going on across the world.
In this article we explain how condensing boiler technology works and investigate the savings that can be made with this technology
Energy saving practices has become a greater part of each of our lives as our climate warms and our dependence on energy resources climb.
Here we look at the impact of replacing deisel powered locomotivs with electrically powered and how this might have an affect on the prices that energy consumers pay per unit
The roll out of smart meters in the UK is gaining pace. In this article we explain what this is going to mean to people and what they should expect from their new meter