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Archive for March, 2014

Electric Car | Electric Car Devotees Push For Electric Highway In Western Australia

Australia’s first ‘electric highway’ will be rolled out in Western Australia if Perth devotees of the cars have their way.The push is on for a network of charging stations in up to 35 towns in Western Australia’s south west,including the tourist getaway of Margaret River.It would be a game changer for electric vehicle (EV) owners, many of whom currently think twice about leaving the city.”You    .. more …

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Solar Power | Concentrated Solar Power: Did It Miss Its Chance?

Now that the world’s largest concentrated solar plant is operational in California’s Mojave Desert, the question is whether it will prove its mettle and whether more of those facilities will crop up.The 392-megawatt Ivanpah solar plant doesn’t just have competition from natural gas and nuclear facilities. It is also up against photovoltaic (PV), or rooftop solar panels, which have fallen in price    .. more …

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Wind Energy | What Are Some Examples Of Wind Energy?

Also what are the pros and cons of wind energy?Wind farms are the best example of wind energy. These are farms where 20 or more turbines are erected to catch the wind, turn an electric motor, and create electricity. (See the 1st link below.)The greatest PRO is that the cost of wind produced energy is LOWER than electrical energy produced by diesel or oil. It is comparable with the cost of    .. more …

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Sustainable Energy | Sustainable Energy..?

Can someone explain me what this meansThe question, kinda answers it’s self. Some energy source, that is renewable at a faster rate than consumed. An energy source,that doesn’t pollute the environment from it’s production or from it’s use. An energy source that’s output can we immediately varied to suit demand, and be portable for mobile transportation.The biggest thing is, it has to be    .. more …

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Biomass | Manage The Cover Crops According To Weather And Crop Plan

The farmers, who use cover crop just to increase soil organic substance, may be frustrated. The primary reason is that high temperatures, short or high rainfall, excessive winters may cause rapid decay of cover crop. The contribution of cover crop to organic matter depends upon various determinants including growth rate of cover crop, left amount on the surface and percentage of removed crop etc.    .. more …

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Geothermal Energy | Iceland, Japan Can Cooperate To Boost Geothermal, Minister Says

Iceland and Japan, two nations richwith underground sources of renewable energy, can tackle climatechange together by promoting the use of geothermal power,Iceland’s environment minister said. “We can cooperate both in Japan and Iceland,” Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson said in an interview in Tokyo. “It is the know-how we have for how to utilize geothermal in many ways” such aspower generation, heating,    .. more …

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Heat Pump | What Can I Do About My Heat Pump?

I bought a house with a heat pump in it as the only heat source. It has been VERY cold the past month or so. I keep the heat pump set at 68*F. It is rarely capable of keeping the house at this temperature. I have gone through great lenghts to weather proof the house to make sure I’m not losing heat that way. This morning when I woke up at 8AM, it was 19*F outside and 51*F in the house.    .. more …

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Green Energy | AJ Greentech Signs A 3-Year Contract With Taiwan Solar Energy Co., Ltd, Worth $1 Million Per Year To Provide Electric …

NEW YORK, NY and TAICHUNG, TAIWAN–(Marketwired – Mar 3, 2014) – AJ Greentech Holdings, Ltd. (OTCQB: AJGH), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of green energy, announced it has signed a contract, valued at $1 million per year for 3 years with Taiwan Solar Energy Co., Ltd. Ms. Chu Li An, Chief Executive Officer, commented on the deal, “We are pleased to announce that this contract    .. more …

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Sustainable Energy | Top 10 Science Discoveries In 2006 – Article Dashboard Directory

In 2006 leaders among science discoveries were: 1.A chance to know mankind’s primordial past by the study of comet particles brought back to earth by NASA’s spaceship Stardust. The comet particles are said to contain gases and dust from the formation of the solar system 4.6 billion years ago. Around 150 scientists all over the world are involved in the study of and discovery from the comet    .. more …

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Solar Power | Why Are Diy Solar Power Kits So Popular – Article Dashboard

If you are fascinated by these ideas of sustainability, then you will want to try the tax credits from “Solar Power Systems” and “Energy Star”. It states very clearly by the database of state incentives for renewables and efficiency (DSIRE) that buyers who buy(or assemble) and install particular merchandise such DIY solar energy systems including water heating and electric systems as well as small    .. more …

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