Peak Oil is the maximum rate at which we can pump oil out of rocks. World Peak Discovery was 1964. Peak in US production was 1970, North Sea 1999, Mexico 2004, Saudi Arabia 2005.
The main challenge for manufacturers of diesel engines and generator sets is thus to reduce the level of harmful substances, while maintaining similar or better performance levels.
Reducing the carbon footprint of an office building can take many forms, from simple awareness initiatives urging employees to turn off lights to more comprehensive plans that rely on technology for systematic control over energy consumption.
Another aspect of this unique documentary which set it apart from the plethora of recent films covering the subject of global warming is that it did not just deal with global warming alone, but other abuses of the environment as well.
The environmental cost of raising cattle through conventional farming, slaughtering the animal and distributing the meat. Producing a kilo of beef causes the equivalent of 36.4 kilos of CO2.
The document is intended to provide you with some basic information about wind energy systems from approximately 500 W up to 50 kW.
Geothermal energy is viable and reliable right now, and the promise of the industry is unparalleled given the positive characteristics of the resource.
Without a doubt, the highpoint of this film is its examination and dissemination of the myths and truths involved with nuclear power.
The innovative aspect, I believe, is not the processing of waste cooking oil to biofuel, nor is it the adaptation of a steam boiler to switch to biofuels, but the sourcing of the waste streams from workers who have access to it at home, and who have to come to work every day anyway.
New technology in passenger cars makes biodiesel a much sought after fuel as small diesel motors are now better able to give their gasoline fueled counterparts a run for the money. Reports of 50 mpg results from biodiesel use are becoming commonplace, often in the VW TDI motor and similar models.
So what unknown but magical benefit to nuclear power exists to make nuclear so incredibly attractive to some political leaders? Unfortunately and admittedly, this author does not know.
Since fuel cell solutions can offer business benefits and are ‘zero-emission', they will have an added appeal to consumers and businesses seeking ways to help the environment. As these audiences purchase increased volumes of fuel cell-powered solutions, the potential for a ‘green' future will become more tangible.
A study by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory concludes that with targeted deployment policies, focusing first on New York City and Los Angeles, fuel cell vehicles could achieve 50 percent market share by 2030.
Today, climate change and energy scarcity is driving change, and mature information technology will be the enabling factor to get beyond the fossil-based energy. And, as in previous revolutions, social change will be significant, impacting everything from our daily lives to commerce and politics.
The recent growth in installed capacity along with the expiration of service contracts and the changing characteristic of project owners is pushing the wind service market forward.
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