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Wind, Water & Sun can Power Our 240 Million Cars & Everything Else

Our Promising Future of Renewable Energy The cleanest solutions to global warming, air pollution and energy security are wind, water, and solar power (WWS).  As Dr. Mark Jacobson walks me through the numbers of his, Dr. Mark Delucchi, and their teams’ multi-year study, the renewable energy solution stands out as the clear winner. Dr. Jacobson […]

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Solar Wind Bridge – Eco-friendly Energy

In the not too distant future we may be utilizing our bridges and highways as energy producers – at least that’s what visionary Italian designers Francesco Colarossi, Luisa Saracino and Giovanna Saracino foresee. They recently submitted their Solar Wind bridge design to the Italian Solar Park South design competition. The competition asked designers to envision […]

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Wind Power and Water Scarcity

Among the oft-repeated arguments against wind power — that it is intermittent, unreliable, expensive, noisy, dangerous to wildlife, or aesthetically unappealing — one argument you will not hear from wind power detractors is that wind uses too much water. Why? Because wind uses a fraction of the water used by every other electrical power source […]

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3 Ways to Generate Free Electricity at Home

Unless all your bills are paid for, you probably have experienced the effects of ever-inflating taxes, gas prices, and electricity costs. While I cannot help you reduce your taxes or cost of gas, I can provide you with three methods for generating your own free electricity here in San Diego. These will require some finesse, […]

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Coastal winds power a remote region

Video: A Nigerian seeks to solve Mozambique’s energy problems with sun, wind and car parts. Source: GlobalPost Renewable energy such as wind and solar are low-impact, clean technologies.  The initial cost of wind and solar energy installations is quite high but the savings in electricity bills usually result in a relatively quick pay-off (in South […]

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Biomass gasification seen as attractive private power option

The use of the “lesser-known” renewable energy, biomass gasification, could greatly assist the development of private power in South Africa, which is likely to face a second wave of rolling black outs by 2011, a Frost & Sullivan analyst said. The consulting firm’s energy and power systems research analyst Ross Bruton said that biomass gasification […]

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Indian Wind Energy Giant Suzlon Could Invest $1.6 Billion in UK Factory

India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy is in talks with British officials to invest $1.57 billion to build a wind turbine manufacturing facility. While the details about the talks are still sketchy, such an investment makes perfect sense for the company. Sulzon Energy (NSE:SUZLON) bought European wind energy major RePower in December 2009 to […]

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Eco friendly drinking?

You probably already knew that beer is mostly water, but it’s also produced from several agricultural products, such as barley, wheat, and other cereal grains. And like most crops ,it can be grown in a natural and healthy way, as an organic product. Organic Beer is the result of a brewery and fermentation process which […]

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