A Company that adopts a strategy of technological reform does not necessarily have to confront its unsustainable principles and priorities. It is not hard to imagine, for example, a company that replaces its gas-powered buses with electric ones, while continuing to use them to transport exploited workers to sweatshop factories.
The charge for connecting to the grid would have amounted to $125,000., whereas the total cost for the Renewable Energy system was $25,000., - a savings of $100,000!
The lion's share of oil consumption stems from transportation needs. In 2002, the transportation sector accounted for about 68% of total petroleum use with gasoline accounting for two-thirds of the petroleum consumed in the transportation sector.
As last year's blackout showed, whenever what we know and trust fails us, we immediately seek out the alternatives. Which meant that stocks in alternative energy companies spiked significantly in the days following the blackout.
Ultracapacitors prove to be a high-reliability solution for the severe power pulses needed for wind turbine pitch control.
"We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using Nature's inexhaustible sources of energy - sun, wind and tide. I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that." - Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931)
Astris Energi Inc. had a major success at the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2004 Conference and Trade Show, held recently in Toronto. The Conference was the North American debut of Astris' E8 Portable Power Generator and also featured Freedom, Astris' alkaline fuel cell powered Golf Car.
Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB: ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today that it will be participating in the Toronto Resource Investment Conference on October 3rd and 4th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Used fryer oil powered electrical co-generation system.
Greywater reuse systems, promising to save the average household mnay tens of thousands of litres of water a year, are finally becoming mass consumer products, with the release of a sub-A$800 system.
Company aims to become world's largest "fully-integrated" producer
Named in reference to its 187-watt maximum power output, the new KC187G is the largest, most efficient photovoltaic module Kyocera has marketed to date.
New HOBO® U12 Thermocouple Logger accepts J, K, S, or T thermocouple probes, monitors temperatures up to 3200°F
New HOBO Energy Challenge promotes hands-on science learning and energy awareness with free equipment loans to teachers and students
The new research building will be constructed at NREL's main campus, at the foot of South Table Mesa adjacent to the Laboratory's existing Solar Energy Research Facility.
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