Category: Alternative Energy

Oct 31

Solar Border Wall – What Could It Mean?

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“How would a giant solar panel system on the border wall affect electricity prices throughout southern Texas” (Kevin O’Brien) Donald Trump said Mexico was going to pay for the wall. Then he said Mexico would be paying “at a later date so we can get started early.” Now it looks like America’s southern neighbor might …

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Sep 15

Most Efficient Form Of Renewable Energy

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Sep 14

Nuclear Energy in the UK

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Proving once again that despite the seeming efficiency of Nuclear power, the disadvantages of Nuclear far outweigh the obvious advantages of Solar Power. Not only is Solar power renewable and abundant, it’s also far more environmentally friendly. Wherever the sun shines, Solar Power can be generated. It can take hundreds of years or more for …

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Sep 06

Solar Windows Production Is Here

Glass Tempering Furnace at Triview Glass Industries, producing fully tempered and heat strengthened glass, up to five times stronger and safer than untreated products.   Columbia, MD – August 29, 2017 – SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WNDW), developer of electricity-generating windows for tall towers and skyscrapers, is pleased to announce that the company has entered into …

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Aug 29

ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLES AND NUCLEAR POWER IN STATISTICAL DEAD HEAT  

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RENEWABLES GROW 16.3% IN FIRST HALF 2017 AS NUCLEAR POWER FALLS 3.3%   SOLAR BALLOONS BY 45.1%; NOW OUTPACING BIOMASS, GEOTHERMAL, AND OIL   Washington DC – The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information’s (EIA) “Electric Power Monthly” (with data through June 30, 2017) reveals that renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar – inc. small-scale PV, …

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Aug 04

Winter is here: Game of Thrones heating bills

Yes. We’re so excited about the new series of Game of Thrones, we’ve decided to combine our geekery for energy with our obsession for all things Westeros and create this: an estimate of the annual heating (or cooling) bills of each castle. We even came up with some inventive renewable alternatives to power them. To …

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Jul 13

Rooftop Solar Installation In San Diego

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Baker Electric Solar Awarded TERI Organization’s 172 kW Solar Contract  Baker Electric Solar continues TERI solar initiative with the design, engineering and installation of 172 kW of solar spread over 10 separate properties.   SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 12, 2017 — Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar and energy storage provider, has been awarded the …

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Jul 12

Solar Powered Water Purification

WORLDWATER & SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. HELPS KEEP THE U.S. MILITARY READY FOR ANY DISASTER RELIEF AND REMOTE DEPLOYMENT Solar-powered technology provides lifesaving clean water and energy for emergencies, wartime and disaster relief MiDAS™ kit being deployed by air. (Princeton, NJ – June 19, 2017) WorldWater & Solar Technologies, the solar technology company based in Princeton, NJ designs and …

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Jul 11

Making the Transition to Solar Energy Jobs

Many who work in the field of coal mining or the oil and gas industries are afraid that solar would take away their jobs. The fact is that last year, the growth in solar jobs has increased 17 times faster than the whole U.S economy, and according to the International Renewable Energy Agency, solar energy …

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Jun 02

Solar Oven – Take It With You And Cook From The Sun

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It’s always exciting when an old idea gets a fresh update. People have been cooking with the Sun’s energy for years, but the SolSource Sport takes the cumbersome and slow Solar Oven concept, and adds turbo boosters! Now you can cook, grill, steam, boil and even pressure cook, using the lightweight SolSource Sport anywhere and …

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Jun 01

WORLDWATER & SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. COMMEMORATES WORLD WATER DAY WITH SOLUTION FOR GLOBAL WATER CRISIS

ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW SOLAR PRODUCT THE MOBILE MAXCLEAR™ On March 22nd, the day that the United Nations designated as World Water Day, a small company in Princeton, NJ provides a solution for a big problem: giving poor people around the globe access to clean water for drinking, hygiene and farming. Yesterday, WorldWater & Solar …

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May 03

Renewable Energy Sources Now Almost One-Fifth Of The Nation’s Total Generating Capacity

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WIND + SOLAR PROVIDE MAJORITY OF NEW GENERATING CAPACITY IN FIRST QUARTER 2017   Washington DC – According to the latest issue of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” (with data through March 31, 2017), wind and solar provided 50.84% of the new electrical generating capacity added to the U.S. grid during …

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Apr 25

What Do Global Renewable Energy Trends Mean for Industry Providers?

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Despite some pushback from the Trump administration, there’s no stopping renewable energy. Renewables continue to surge, while U.S. coal production has dropped to its lowest level since 1978. Although initiatives to resuscitate a dying coal industry remain, such as Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s push for coal mining expansion, renewable energy isn’t going anywhere. The abundant …

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Apr 14

Taylor Farms® Introduces Three-Part Renewable and Alternative Energy System

Taylor Farms, the leading producer of value-added produce and healthy fresh foods in North America, unveiled today its latest sustainability project at the company’s Gonzales, California facility. The facility will now utilize wind, solar and cogeneration energy systems, making it the first advanced system of its kind in the agriculture industry. View photos   Combined, …

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Mar 27

Trump Executive Order a Sweeping Attack on U.S. Climate Action

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  President Trump will issue a sweeping Executive Order that rolls back many of the core elements of the U.S. climate strategy tomorrow. The EO will likely call for a review of the Clean Power Plan, and overturn limits on coal leasing on public lands, methane regulations, and requirements to include climate change as part of environmental assessments, …

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Mar 22

25th U.S. City Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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Madison, Wisconsin and Abita Springs, Louisiana showcase bipartisan support for 100 percent clean energy OAKLAND, Calif. – 25 U.S. cities have now committed to transition entirely to clean and renewable energy, following city council votes on Tuesday establishing 100 percent renewable energy goals in Madison, Wisconsin and Abita Springs, Louisiana. Madison and Abita Springs represent …

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Feb 14

Projected electricity generation mix is sensitive to policies, natural gas prices

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2017 Interactive Table Viewer The mix of fuels used to generate electricity in the United States has changed in response to differences in the expected cost of fuels and electricity-generating technology costs and their deployment. These factors, together with policies affecting emissions from power generation, will determine …

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Jan 20

What Did Confirmation Hearings Tell Us About Trump’s Priorities on Climate Change?

by Andrew Light Confirmation hearings over the past two weeks for Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator nominee Scott Pruitt and Secretary of Energy nominee Rick Perry provided an early opportunity to publicly question three members of President Donald Trump’s prospective cabinet who will set the course for the next administration …

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Jan 19

Going solar saves Utah business $30,000 a year

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 TeraFlex’s 140 KWh solar power panel system performing so well company plans to expand   Washington, Utah, Jan. 18, 2017—Legend Solar, the fastest-growing solar power company in Utah, is saving TeraFlex approximately $30,000 per year in energy costs with a 140 KWh solar power system installed by the company. The new system offsets almost all …

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Jan 09

Good News for Homeowners with Main Line Sewer Problems

If you are having a problem with your main sewer line and believe it is time to replace it, you are likely to be dreading the cost. After all, the labor alone can be very expensive. You will need to have long trenches dug, so the sewer line can be removed segment by segment, and …

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