Archive | March, 2009

Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Power

Every day, households around the world use the planet’s energy resources. Conventional energy sources will be depleted quickly, unless more renewable sources are utilized. One source of clean and renewable energy is solar power.

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Renewable Energy Technologies

In many countries today, quite a lot is being said about harnessing renewable energy technologies – particularly in light of the rising oil prices. But some people might still be wondering exactly what renewable energy is. Renewable energy is power which has been generated from renewable resources – in other words, it does not “run […]

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The History of Solar Power

The use of the sun to create energy, whether in the form of heat or electricity, is not new. Solar energy has been in use for many centuries. The following is a brief overview of the history of solar power. History of Solar Power in the Ancient World The Assyrians may have been the first […]

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The Advantages of Biofuels

Oil prices have a great impact on everyone.  Every time there’s an increase, people feel it, even if they don’t drive a car.  Some suggest we use biofuel to lessen the impact of the rising fuel costs. But what is biofuel, and how does it differ from fossil fuel? Biofuel is produced from recycled elements […]

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Organic Food: Advantages

Is Organic Really Better? Is organically grown food really healthier for you than conventionally grown produce? The debate has been raging on since the 1950s as to whether or not organically grown produce is actually better for you than crops from the larger, pesticide using farms. The truth is, while some may say that the […]

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Benefits of RV Solar Panels

If you own an RV, or thinking of buying one, one investment you might consider is a set of RV Solar Panels. They can greatly extend the amount of time you are able to spend camping with the full benefits of electricity. Once the panels are installed, you will not only be able to enjoy longer stays in your RV, but you’ll be doing the planet great service by using solar power as a clean energy source.

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Making the Worldwide Cement Industry Sustainable

Cement is one of the most ubiquitous and GHG-intensive construction supplies used in the world. Nearly every structure, whether it is a barn or a skyscraper, contains concrete. Nearly three tons of concrete are used annually for each man, woman and child. Few people, however, even those in the construction industry, are aware of concrete’s […]

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Spicy Pumpkin Seeds for Halloween

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The Differences Between Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy, & Clean Energy

To most people, the differences between “alternative energy,” “renewable energy,” and “clean energy,” might not be obvious. But each term is unique.

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