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The Uses of Fuel Cells

An Alternative Energy Solution It is a well known fact that fuel cells are a potential alternative to the internal combustion engine. In fact, even though fuel cells are still in their pilot stages of development, many car manufacturers have prototype vehicles that operate on fuel cells. The application of fuel cells is, however, far […]

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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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What is CSP Solar Energy?

“CSP” stands for “Concentrated Solar Power” and refers to the type of solar power which is created by concentrating sunlight into a small area, thus creating intense light and heat which can in turn create power and electricity.  Concentrated Solar Power is one of the technologies which has been developed in order to harness the […]

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Global Warming

There seems to be a lot of controversy about global warming these days. Some say it is a fact, others say it isn’t. But regardless of whether or not it is a fact, let’s step aside from the arguments on the subject, and take a common-sense approach. let’s take look at the issues involved. What […]

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