Archive | May, 2010

Installing Solar Cells In Your Home

Solar cells can be used to directly convert sunlight into electricity, making the home owners more energy independent. Most commonly, solar cells in homes are used through the installation of solar panels.

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US Approves First Offshore Wind Farm

Nine years of intense lobbying by Greens has finally paid off. It was tough, it was hard. There were intense debates and politics was done on the issue. Finally very first offshore wind farm to generate electricity has been approved. As announced in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Mr. Ken Salazar who is Secretary of Interior.Mr. Salazar revealed that a 130 turbine wind farm will be built with estimated cost of $900 million. It would generate 450 Megawatt of electricity out of thin air!

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How to Install Solar Panels at Your Home

Number of people installing solar panels at their homes is increasing everyday. There are many factors fueling this hot trend. Increasing price of oil and electricity are among them. Decrease in cost of solar panels and subsequent decline in per watt rate of electricity produced by them has encouraged small scale solar energy generation. Gone are those times when people who cared about environment were unable to switch to solar because the cost of solar panels. But these days, this excuse is no more. Everyone can now afford solar energy system for their home provided they get enough sunshine during the day. Cost is no more a factor.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Tidal Energy

Tidal Energy is a natural source of energy, but it has some prominent advantages and disadvantages mentioned in this article.

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Four Main Sources Of Renewable Energy

With only a limited supply of oil and gas available on Earth, it is extremely important to find alternative sources of energy or else with the depletion of these natural resources, humans will be unable to fulfill a number of basic requirements.

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Specifics about Solar Energy

Installation of solar panels at home assists you in two ways; one is that you get cheapest energy for your home and second it increases your home value. Modern solar systems are more accurate, efficient and easy to install.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Energy

There are several advantages and disadvantages associated with wind energy that include the numerous problems linked with wind turbines too.

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Ten Major Benefits of Solar Energy

Sunlight is made of tiny packets of energy called photons. Every minute enough of this free energy reaches the earth that it can meet all of the world’s energy needs for a full year.

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Severe Effects Of Global Warming To Come

According to the researchers of Purdue University and the University of New South Wales, Australia, we could face some severe effects of global warming quite soon.

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New Process Converts Wind And Solar Power To Gas

The trend of using solar and wind power for base load electricity supply purposes is slowly increasing. This can be perceived as a result of the increase in the use of molten salt batteries, and the rapid development of gravel batteries.

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Lease Solar Panels for Fraction of Cost in California

As many people can not afford to buy their own solar panels for home, so leasing solar panels seems to be the best solution. You don’t have to pay any money for purchasing solar panel or for installation. All you have to do is only pay its fee every month, its same like you get other things like motor vehicle on lease and then every month you pay certain amount for that.

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