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Developers Install Alternative Energy Solutions to Old and New Properties

Developers are installing alternative energy systems to generate uninterrupted on-site power. In the Warehouse District in New Orleans, two historic structures and a new building made their hallways, lobbies and common areas energy self-sufficient.

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Connecticut Announces New Alternative Energy Incentives

Connecticut state officials are hoping that its new alternative energy incentives can encourage homeowners to install solar power and other alternative energy systems on their properties.

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Help Yourself and Your World

With the current state of our economies and also global warming, we ALL need to do whatever we can to help conserve our resources.  I am referring to finances, food and energy resources.  I am writing about alternative energy sources we can use.     The alternative energy I am discussing today is Solar Energy.  Solar Energy […]

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Grab Heat For Your Home With A Heat Grabber

Windows in your home have been known to let heat seep out, but by building your own Heat Grabber, you can reverse the process! Amazingly, this solar collector can cost you as little as a few dollars per square feet and a couple of hours.

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Which Companies Are Best for the Environment?

The goal of alternative energy is to create a sustainable way of powering our future. New technologies are being developed each year that get us closer to that goal. While these next-generation technologies are in development, some companies are taking proactive steps to be as sustainable as possible, given the current state of energy production […]

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Uses of Wind Turbines

Wind is a powerful source of energy which, for centuries, has been harnessed for different uses. More and more scientists and researchers consider that wind can be used effectively as a clean renewable energy source.  But this can only be done when power within the moving air is harnessed properly. The Wind Energy Industry has […]

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Converting a Car to Biodiesel

A car running on biodiesel can save a lot of gas for its owner. Not only that, but this alternative fuel emits less carbon dioxide, making it more environmentally friendly than an engine which runs on conventional fossil fuel. A regular car, running with a diesel engine, can run on biodiesel, which is a non-petroleum […]

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The Solar Tower

A solar tower is a device that converts solar thermal energy (heat from the sun) into electricity. Solar towers are suitable for large-scale power generation. The Basic Component Parts of a Solar Tower Energy Plant: Solar Tower – The solar tower is simply a large structure with a boiler (a tank used to heat liquids) […]

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