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Archive for January, 2011

Wind Energy | How Renewable Wind Energy Works

The most sustainable way to generate electricity is to harness the wind energy. The power that is produced by wind energy is clean as it doesn’t contribute to emission of heat trapping particles that are responsible for global warming. Apart from this its availability in abundance adds to its cost-competitive nature. It is a feasible alternative to the fossil fuels that not only add to global    .. more …

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Solar Power | Solar Scheme In The Shade

SOLAR power installers in Bundaberg are bracing for a drop in business after the federal government’s decision to cap the rebate being offered. Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced last week the government was setting a cap on the rebate scheme as part of its plan to deal with the flood damage in Queensland and Victoria. The government had been encouraging consumers to replace electric hot    .. more …

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Sustainable Energy | LES’ Sustainable Energy Program Is Back To Help Customers Save

Lincoln Electric System customers are invited to take advantage of the $2 million in incentive funds available to make their homes and businesses more energy efficient through the Sustainable Energy Program, which kicks off Feb. 1, said J. Todd Hall, vice president of Consumer Services. Hall said that in the first two years of the program, more than 5,000 residential customers and nearly 400    .. more …

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Alternative Energy | Alternative Energy Is High On YEC’s Agenda

Nuclear power is out, but garbage from the Whitehorse landfill may be in.Yukon Energy is researching several alternative energy sources, members of the local business community and municipal council heard last week.In his address to the monthly luncheon hosted by the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce, Yukon Energy president David Morrison said the publicly owned utility hasn’t given any consideration    .. more …

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Green Energy | Green Energy Vs. The Dirty Status Quo

The WSJ has published an editorial chiding President Obama’s new economics guru (Jeffrey Immelt) for looking for a government handout at the same time that he celebrates “market capitalism”.”Less laudable is Mr. Immelt’s habit of inviting government to be his business partner and promoter. In his 2008 letter to shareholders, the CEO declared that the financial crisis and election of Mr. Obama    .. more …

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Solar Power | Solar Power Plants Face Big Challenges: Experts

Ahmedabad, Jan 29 : Experts at a round table discussion here opined that over 75 per cent of the solar power plants that are being set up in Gujarat and in the rest of the country will fail to perform as per general market expectations. Speaking to mediapersons here yesterday, Bhupesh Trivedi, publisher, ‘Chronosphere’, who organised the discussion, said lack of technical and technological    .. more …

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Alternative Energy | Government Grants For Alternative Energy

Government Grants for Alternative Energy In his State of the Union Address for 2007, President George W. Bush called for a 22% increase in federal grants for research and development of alternative energy. However, in a speech he gave soon after, he said to those assembled, I recognize that there has been some interesting mixed signals when it comes to funding.Where the mixed signals were coming    .. more …

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Wind Energy | Business380: Iowa Wind Energy Industry Expected To See Slow Recovery

After several years of rapid growth, Iowa’s fledgling wind energy industry has run into some significant roadblocks.Reduced demand for electricity, cheaper natural gas, tighter lending in the aftermath of the financial crisis and lack of a federal renewable energy portfolio standard slashed the amount of newly installed U.S. wind turbines in 2010. That rippled through Iowa’s nascent wind energy    .. more …

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Alternative Energy | Alternative Energy – Further Patents Approved

For immediate release 27th January 2011 Alternative Energy Limited (“Alternative Energy (Berlin: LJ4.BE – news ) “, “AEL” or the “Company”) FURTHER PATENTS APPROVED Further Patents Approved for e-Roof Technology Further to its previous announcements relating to the granting of patents in respect of its technologies, and in particular its announcement of 27th July 2010 in respect of    .. more …

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Sustainable Energy | Castlebar Sustainable Energy Park Campaign

Castlebar sustainable energy park campaign Local town councillors have vowed to campaign for the creation of a sustainable energy park in the county town, writes Crna Esler. Cllr Harry Barrett told a meeting of the town council that a vacant site on the Breaffy Road would be ideal for the park. “This is where the jobs will come from and the Government have to support it. Any new Government will    .. more …

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