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Archive for October, 2013

Green Energy | How Global Warming Could Boost Green Energy In An Unexpected Way (+video)

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By 2050, wind and solar energy are likely to play greater roles in generating electricity in the US than might otherwise be the case, if water scarcity joins curbs on carbon-dioxide emissions as a factor in selecting technologies to feed the grid, according to a new study .The study marks the first time analysts have tried to account for water availability as well as emission-reductions in trying    .. more …

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Wind Energy | Why Is Everyone So Into Solar Energy And Wind Energy? When Nuclear Energy Is So Much More Powerful?

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We all know how much more powerful nuclear energy is. I don’t get it, is it a fad? Solar and Wind energy is a waste of land and ineffective. Yea the technology is probably going to improve, but so is nuclear technology. I don’t know much about this stuff, this is simply my assumption.Wind and solar are closer to the source and SAFER!!!Solar corresponds well to high demand during the daytimeThe    .. more …

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Green Energy | Premier Holding Completes Agreement With Lighting Business AEON Green Energy Solutions

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TUSTIN, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 29, 2013) – Premier Holding Corp. (OTCQB: PRHL) today announced that through an exclusive employment agreement it has added the resources, client lists, distributor agreements, and existing business relationships of AEON Green Energy Solutions through its subsidiary, Energy Efficiency Experts (“E3”). With these added resources, E3 continues to expand its Energy    .. more …

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Alternative Energy | What Is One Alternative Energy Technology That You Would Like To See Become More Widespread?

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I know we have a lot of alternative energy skeptics in here, but the reality is that point-source energy production using a wide array of energy technologies will be the way of the future. Large scale wind and solar operations are technological nightmares and cost-wise gigantic monstrosities, but wide-spread adoption of small scale usage by individual homeowners has gigantic potential. Also,    .. more …

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Heat Pump | Heat Pump Causes Bar Fire

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A heat pump fire has caused smoke and extinguishing agent damage to a Launceston bar and restaurant.Fire crews were called to Alchemy on George Street about 9.40am today.Launceston senior station officer Danny O’Donnell said a heat pump fault started the fire in the front hallway.Mr O’Donnell said the fire was not hard to control and was contained to the front hallway, but crews had to use a dry    .. more …

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Photovoltaic | Semprius Supplies Aerojet Rocketdyne With High-Concentration Photovoltaic Modules For Commercial-Scale Demonstration

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DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Semprius, Inc., an innovator in high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules , recently delivered its state-of-the-art technology in support of Aerojet Rocketdyne ‘s 17.5 kilowatt DC demonstration system at the Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC) in Colorado. The demonstration is being overseen by the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.,    .. more …

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Renewable Energy | It's Excellent That Renewable Energy Doesn't Create Many Green Jobs For Jobs Are A Cost Not A Benefit

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The Wall Street Journal has an interesting walk through some of the myths about renewable energy . It’s not quite (quite!) as expensive as many think, variability isn’t entirely a killer and so on. But the one that interests me most is the assertion that renewables just don’t seem to be creating that many green jobs :During the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama touted the prospect that investing in    .. more …

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Wind Energy | What Kind Of Degree Should I Get To Become A Wind Energy Researcher?

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I want to major in a field that will pretty much guarantee me a research and development job in wind energy. I am not interested in any other forms of alternative energy, so a general renewable energy bachelor’s won’t do. Any help?But you will still have to include renewable energy in your searches because it is part of the whole gamut of a still wider and unfolding field … and so you will have    .. more …

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Photovoltaic | How Much Does It Cost To Install A Photovoltaic System In An Average American Home?

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I’m very interested in installing a photovoltaic system in my houseI researched it for a while, it is about $25,000 total for an average household. One benefit is that it increases the value of your    .. more …

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