Archive For The “Energy Articles” Category

War on Net Metering

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War on Net Metering Here in Nevada, NV Energy is fighting back against subsidized Energy and who is to pays for it. Another Article below has more behind what’s happening. Net metering and interconnection are rights afforded distributed generation residential and commercial solar system owners through the U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005. Read this…

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Off Shore Wind Power

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Off Shore Wind Power

Biggest Off Shore Wind Power $8.4 Billion Jessica Shankleman February 16, 2016 | The biggest offshore wind power market may get even bigger as three companies decide whether they’ll commit 7.5 billion euros to raise the U.K.’s installed offshore capacity. Full Article  

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Solar Power World

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Solar Power World

Found an excellent Informational website on contractors around the USA.

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Mapping the Grid

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Mapping the Grid

The way we communicate, the way we shop, and the way we use energy are all facing massive disruption; wholesale shifts from old models to new ones. While it’s difficult to predict exactly what the future will bring, at GridWise Alliance we are working with industry stakeholders to track and understand the monumental change in the way we produce, distribute, and use electricity

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Uganda hydroelectric project

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Two large hydro power plants, 600-MW Karuma and 188-MW Isimba, are being developed on the Nile River. Uganda currently has an installed electricity generation capacity of 850 MW.

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Shrinagar plant Operating

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Shrinagar plant Operating

HydroWorld.com reported in April 2007 that GVK subsidiary Alaknanda Hydro Power Co. Ltd. had awarded a contract to SMEC International of Australia and SMEC India to provide engineering services for the plant, at which point it was estimated that the project would cost US$439.5 million.

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BIOGAS Generator Article

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BIOGAS Generator Article

A 600-gallon biogas generator in Oregon turns 15 pounds of food waste into cooking fuel daily. As food and yard waste decompose, methane and carbon dioxide are created,

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US Navy looking at HHO

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An Electrochemical Acidification Carbon Capture Skid, used for the process

US Navy looking at HHO US Navy looking at HHO- obtaining fuel from seawater! By Gizmag  Article Summary Tell someone that you’ve invented a car that runs on water and they’re liable to report you for fraud. US Navy looking at HHO- oh no. That hasn’t stopped scientists and engineers at the U.S.. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)…

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ClimateMaster Heat Pump

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ClimateMaster Heat Pump

  Latest Energy News-ClimateMaster Heat Pump ClimateMaster Heat Pump ClimateMaster announces its latest breakthrough innovation in the new Trilogy 45™ Q-Mode™ variable-speed geothermal heat pump system, which provides the industry’s highest efficiencies of 45 EER and further notable savings via on-demand hot water generation capabilities. The system additionally offers convenient programming, monitoring and control for…

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THIN FILM SOLAR CELLS

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THIN FILM SOLAR CELLS

Thin Film Solar Cells from Silicon Moving from Silicon Solar Cells to Thin Films The big switch from being dependent on perishable energy sources to using clean and renewable sources of energy is an unstoppable phenomenon, one which is bound to shower plenty of benefits on consumers as well as Mother Nature. This big leap…

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Solar Powered Drone

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Google Buys Solar Powered Drone –  Titan Aerospace Google Buys Solar-Powered Drone Manufacturer Titan Aerospace to Boost Internet Access in Third World Countries. New Mexico-based drone maker Titan Aerospace specializes in the creation of high-altitude solar-powered drones. “It’s still early days, but atmospheric satellites could help bring Internet access to millions of people, and help solve other…

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Organic Solar Cells

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Environmentally compatible production methods for organic solar cells from novel materials are in the focus of “MatHero.” The new project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) aims at making organic photovoltaics competitive to their inorganic counterparts by enhancing the efficiency of organic solar cells, reducing their production costs and increasing their life-time.

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Wind Power Surplus

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Wind Power Surplus

The dramatic growth of the wind and solar industries has led utilities to begin testing large-scale technologies capable of storing surplus clean electricity and delivering it on demand when sunlight and wind are in short supply.

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Wind Energy Installations

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Wind Turbine Turbulences

Wind Energy Installations: New insight! New Insight into best arrangement of wind turbines on large installations Date: April 1, 2014 Source: American Institute of Physics (AIP) Summary: Researchers have developed a new way to study Wind Energy Installations wake effects that includes the airflow both within and around a wind farm and challenges the conventional belief that…

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Solar Crystals Boost Solar

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Solar Crystals Boost Solar

Solar Crystals Boost Solar Panels Date: April 2, 2014 Science Daily Source: International Union of Crystallography Summary: A new approach to studying solar panel absorber materials has been developed by researchers in France. The Solar Crystals technique could accelerate the development of non-toxic and readily available alternatives to current absorbers in thin film based solar cells. The…

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NRG Energy Services

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NRG Energy Services

PRINCETON, N.J.–(eSolarEnergyNews)–NRG Energy, through its subsidiaries including NRG Yield, Inc. and NRG Solar, one of the nation’s largest solar developers, now owns and operates more than 1.2 gigawatts of solar capacity.

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Honda Smart Home

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Honda Smart Home

Honda Smart Home Uses Solar To Be Net Energy Producer Honda Smart Home 1 Honda Smart HomeFrom Reviewed.com Written by Keith BarryHonda has built a demonstration smart home in California that promises to generate more energy than its occupants will use. Honda Smart Home 2  The Honda Smart Home U.S. is a 1,944-square-foot home that…

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Solar Panel Solar Light

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Solar Panel Solar Light

Solar Panel Solar Light Scientists discover material that can be solar cell by day, light panel by night Source: Nanyang Technological University Summary: Scientists have developed a next-generation solar cell material which can also emit light, in addition to converting light to electricity. This solar cell is developed from Perovskite, a promising material that could…

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Solar Energy Theft

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Solar Energy Theft

But I’m not alone in perceiving an enormous cost reduction opportunity for solar in the United States. An article in Forbes last week suggested that we can “Cut The Price Of Solar In Half By Cutting Red Tape.” It provides a chart (reproduced below) like one I published in March, that shows how a similarly sized residential solar array in Germany costs 60% less than one built in the U.S. Solar Energy Theft – We Pay Double for Solar

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Cheaper Solar

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Cheaper Solar

Cheaper Solar Break through could open the door on cheaper solar New research out of Berkeley Lab and the University of California suggests that it is possible to make solar cells from any semiconductor, opening the door to solar panels made from cheaper, more abundant materials. Until now, phosphides and sulfides of metals have been…

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Northern Arizona Wind Sun

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Northern Arizona Wind Sun

Northern Arizona Wind Sun Solar Electric Store Solar Electric Panels, Batteries, Inverters and Systems Your source for solar panels and renewable energy since 1979 Northern Arizona Wind & Sun stocks a wide range of solar electric products for both on-grid and off-grid photovoltaic systems. Click the category buttons on the left side or use the…

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Truth about HHO

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Truth about HHO

Truth about HHO Check out these Youtube videos. They will help you understand HHO for the purpose of testing your ideas. He talks about each of components that makes up and HHO system. He also speaks to the safety issues when building HHO systems. Please ad her to these safety items. HHO systems can be…

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POWER FROM WATER

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POWER FROM WATER

POWER FROM WATER! IT’S A FACT, 6 SCIENCE TEAMS CNN IREPORT Breakthrough AT LAST, HYDRINO REACTORS ARE CONCLUSIVELY VALIDATED by Joe Shea AR Correspondent Bradenton, Fla. May 23, 2012 CRANBURY, N.J., May 23, 2012 — In the lovely, quiet pastures of northern New Jersey where Edison and Einstein once reigned, Dr. Randell Mills has scored…

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solar powered hydrogen

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solar powered hydrogen

Solar Powered Hydrogen Production Systems HyperSolar Envisions Solar Powered Hydrogen “Farms” Last year the solar company HyperSolar, Inc. filed a patent application for a solar powered system that creates renewable methane gas from water, which it has been testing out at California’s Salton Sea.  Just last week, the company announced that it has completed  a…

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Portable Hydrogen Power

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Portable Hydrogen Power

SiGNa’s Portable Hydrogen Power SiGNa Chemistry, a company developing portable hydrogen fuel technology, is close to taking one of its solutions to market. Hydrogen is an emissions-free renewable source of energy – however, logistic obstacles related to current considerations such as high-pressure tanks, and metal and chemical hydrides, have stymied its progress towards the mass…

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Oxyhydrogen Wikipedia

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Oxyhydrogen Wikipedia

Oxyhydrogen Wikipedia Properties Oxyhydrogen will combust when brought to its autoignition temperature. For a stoichiometric mixture at normal atmospheric pressure, autoignition occurs at about 570 °C (1065 °F). The minimum energy required to ignite such a mixture with a spark is about 20 microjoules. At standard temperature and pressure, oxyhydrogen can burn when it is between about 4%…

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Wind Power Advantages

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Wind Power Advantages

Wind Power Advantages applications. To check your area, check the US Department of Energy’s Wind Map. See Photo. Once you have confirmed your area average wind spped , then check with local officals and power company. Then find a reliable wind generator. Review the posts and comments here before considering your company. Consider cost verses quaility. Many…

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water fuel hho

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Water Fuel HHO Hydrogen gas has a much higher flame speed than regular gasoline and acts as a catalyst to help the gasoline burn more cleanly and completely. This is why only a small amount of hydrogen is needed. We use Hydrogen gas not to replace the gasoline, but to assist the gasoline. It’s common…

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Wind Power Map

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Wind Power Map Wind Turbine diagram   Using Wind Turbines to Power Your Home The first thing to look at is wind power map, before you ever consider converting to wind power, is the area where you live. A windmill solution obviously requires wind. More specifically you want wind speeds that exceed 8MPH on average….

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Wind Blade Design

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Wind Blade Design

Wind Blade Design Advantages   Windmill Blades – Make them or Buy Them? So you’ve decided to build your own windmill. Possibly you took the right steps and purchased one of the top guides that teach the subject. Or maybe you’re more daring and trying to do it without professionally written instruction. In either case one…

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