Archive for December, 2009

DIY solar power kit : A Complete Guide

DIY solar power kit : A Complete Guide

Today the most easy resource of generating electricity is from the sun. We have proper penal kits available in market to convert Sun light in consumable electricity.

US To Invest Millions In Solar Energy

US To Invest Millions In Solar Energy

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to invest up to $366million in establishing three new Energy Innovation Hubs, which are described as the ultimate transport solution, finally giving solar fuels the significant financial investment they need.

Panasonic Aiming For Battery-Powered Homes By 2011

Panasonic Aiming For Battery-Powered Homes By 2011

Personalized renewable energy is gaining popularity, but the cost of using green energy solutions, such as wind and solar power, is still quite high. Another problem that hinders the progress of green energy is the problem of storing the generated power efficiently and cheaply.

Glitter-Sized Solar Cells For Electricity-Producing Clothes

Glitter-Sized Solar Cells For Electricity-Producing Clothes

The Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM is working towards developing microscopic solar cells, that have the potential to utilize solar power in a unique way.

New Financing Schemes To Make Solar More Affordable

New Financing Schemes To Make Solar More Affordable

The general idea we all have about installing solar panels is that they are very expensive and due to that, unaffordable although they do offer long term benefits, but putting in $20,000 to $30,000 in cash upfront to install a solar system on the roof of your home is not an easy thing to do.

Types of Wind Turbines

Types of Wind Turbines

There are two types of wind machines, which are used today, one is a horizontal axis wind machine and other is vertical axis wind machine. There is a lot of difference between the sizes of Wind machines (turbines).

How To Determine The Best Place For Installing Wind Turbine?

How To Determine The Best Place For Installing Wind Turbine?

Careful Planning is needed for Wind Power Plants. Just building a windmill in a windy place doesn’t mean that operating of wind power plant is simple. It’s necessary for wind power plant owners to plan carefully where to locate their machinery and also to check out that how fast and how much wind blows at proposed locations.

Wind Energy as Renewable Energy Source

Wind Energy as Renewable Energy Source

Air in motion is called wind. Uneven heating of the Earth’s surface generates wind. As Earth’s surface is made of very different type of land and water and it absorbs sun’s heat at different rates.

How Does a Generator Work?

How Does a Generator Work?

Electric generator is a device or machines that covert the mechanical energy into electrical energy. It’s based on the principal of electromagnetic induction that is scientific law, which was discovered by British scientist Michael Faraday and American scientist Joseph Henry in 1831.

Big Solar Projects Underway In California And New York

Big Solar Projects Underway In California And New York

The commercial operation of the largest solar project in California has started through the partnership between First Solar Inc. and NRG Energy Inc.. Moreover, New York is also all set to undertake its largest solar project.

Energy Efficient Home Upgrades With Tax Credits

Energy Efficient Home Upgrades With Tax Credits

If you want to claim federal tax credits in order to make your home more energy efficient, you still have some time.

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