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Archive for October, 2012

Heat Pump | 1-Ton Heat Pump Delivers Heating, Cooling On 115-Volt Power

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TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A 1-ton portable heat pump that can switch automatically between heating and air conditioning is available from Atlas Sales Rentals, Inc. Easy to roll in and use in a wide range of applications, the Model 20ACH1211 heat pump is rated at 11,685 BTU/hr heating capacity and 12,700 BTU/hr cooling capacity and uses standard 115-volt plug-in    .. more …

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Solar Power | The Homemade Solar Power Kit

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You can install a homemade solar power generator, which is made of solar panels that contain solar cells to take advantage of the energy from the sun. The solar cells create electrons to move in the silicon crystal which then converts the power from sunlight into usable electricity. You will also need a battery to store electricity from the solar energy. There are simple “Homemade Solar Power”    .. more …

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Alternative Energy | Alternative Energy Partners, Inc. (AEGY) Announces New Acquisition Agreement

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MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA–(Marketwire – Oct 25, 2012) – Alternative Energy Partners, Inc. ( AEGY ) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Safford Acquisition I Corp., which has contracted to acquire a mineral lease on 160 acres of land in Safford, AZ., which it intends to develop, mine and extract gold and other precious metals identified on the site,and then refine and    .. more …

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Biomass | How Does The Amount Of Biomass At The Fourth Trophic Level Compare To The Amount Of Biomass At The Third Troph?

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Biomass at the fourth trophic level is approximately ten times smaller than biomass at the third trophic level.Biomass at the fourth trophic level is approximately two times larger than biomass at the third trophic level.Biomass at the fourth trophic level is approximately ten times larger than biomass at the third trophic level.Biomass at the fourth trophic level is approximately two times    .. more …

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Alternative Energy | Tenerife Environment Group Suggests Alternative Energy Sources

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In an effort to go green, a new Tenerife action group, Asociacion de Transicion, is finding alternative forms of energy to combat the rising costs of fuel and food. renewable energy: The Cure for Global Warmingrenewable energy is one area of concentration as we move towards a more environment friendly way to get electricity. The Solar Energy Project is just one example of this kind of thinking.    .. more …

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Electric Car | What Is An Electric Car?

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Hybrid vehicles use this technology in part. They also use an internal combustion engine, and they can be used in both modes. There are different types of electronic cars some of which are known as plug-ins. These electric cars have externally chargeable batteries, and they can be run completely on these. This is different from hybrid cars which can be run with a battery and with petroleum.    .. more …

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Wind Energy | Wind Energy Catches On In Chile

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Still, it is fair to say that Chile is beginning to open its eyes to wind energy’s huge potential: 23 wind energy parks are currently undergoing feasibility studies at various points around the country. The largest now under study would be located to the southeast of the Region III town of Caldera. When finished, the wind park’s production capacity will be 138 MW of energy a year. The Canela wind    .. more …

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Alternative Energy | Mailing Of Information Circular, Proposed Merger Of Creststreet Alternative Energy Class Into Creststreet Resource …

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/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES ./ CMFL-PR59 TORONTO , Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW/ – Creststreet Asset Management Limited (“Creststreet”) is pleased to announce that on or about October 3, 2012 , a proxy voting package and information circular for a special meeting of shareholders of Creststreet Resource Class, Creststreet Dividend    .. more …

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Geothermal Energy | Can Geothermal Energy Be An Effective Source In The United States?

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Interested in why we don’t see geothermal plants built in the US… Is it because the energy extracted is too expensive, poor sites in the US, etc. Outside references to reliable reports, sources would be great, thanks!Re: sources, I’d like references to sources because, not having a background in the area, I don’t know the best places to look. This questions isn’t for some sort of school    .. more …

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Sustainable Energy | 10 Ways To Get More Energy

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Do you drink lots of tea, coffee, energy drinks and wish you didn’t drink that many?Do you get exhausted just turning up to work? Well it is time for more sustainable energy in your life. It is easy to get a boost from an energy drink but with the artificial up comes a matching down afterwards. Having some healthy work habits will keep you on track and with more than enough energy for the    .. more …

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