The Advantages of Hydroelectric Energy
 

The Advantages of Hydroelectric Energy

Lets take a closer look on what hydroelectric energy is, where it is found, and the pros and cons of hydro power. The use of hydroelectric power or even hydroelectricity dates back to Ancient Greece and China when they installed waterwheels in rapidly flowing rivers to turn millstones and other...
Wind Energy Facts
 

Wind Energy Facts

In the following you´ll get some wind energy facts that might surprise you. Although it is much less expensive to initially get hooked into the local electric company’s grid than it is to set up and hook into wind turbines, in the long run one saves money by utilizing the...
Sustainable Materials
 

Sustainable Materials

It’s up to us to create the world we want to live in, and we all have the power to do so if we set our minds to it. That´s the motto of Sir Richard Branson and his company Virgin. Sustainable Materials and the Richard Branson Effect Mr. Branson is...
Ocean Water Energy
 

Ocean Water Energy

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) was conceived of by the French engineer Jacques D’Arsonval in 1881. However, at the time of this writing the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii is home to the only operating experimental Ocean Water Energy plant on the face of the earth. Alternative Energy from the Ocean...
6 Efficient Types Of Alternative Energy Sources
 

6 Efficient Types Of Alternative Energy Sources

Home energy consumption is one of the main problems of people today and in the long run we have to switch to some kind of alternative energy sources. We already know that the use of oil, gas and coal are all resources that we may eventually run out of, or...
Wind Energy Facts & Wind Turbines
 

Wind Energy Facts & Wind Turbines

Wind turbines are used for several reasons but the main one is to generate power by using wind as an energy source. This may sound difficult but it is possible. You experience energy from the wind whenever someone runs past you quickly. A second after they pass you can feel...
Quick CleanTech Profits Report
 

Quick CleanTech Profits Report

If you had been asking yourself how to benefit from the biggest business revolution of our times – the clean technology revolution. Cleantech includes recycling and renewable energies like: wind power, solar power, biomass, hydropower, biofuels, etc., as well as information technology, green transportation, electric motors, green chemistry, lighting, greywater...
Geothermal Power As Alternative Energy
 

Geothermal Power As Alternative Energy

We should be doing everything possible to develop geothermal energy technologies. This is a largely untapped area of tremendous alternative energy potential, as it simply taps the energy being naturally produced by the Earth herself. Vast amounts of power are present below the surface crust on which we move and...
Biofuel a Source of Alternative Energy
 

Biofuel a Source of Alternative Energy

Biofuels are produced by converting organic matter into fuel for powering our society. This biofuel energy is a great alternative energy source to the fossil fuels that we currently depend upon. What are biofuels? Ethanol and derivatives of plants such as sugar cane, as well as vegetable and corn oils....

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