For people who use coal or oil for heating, switching to biomass will certainly reduce carbon emissions as long as there is a program in place for sustainable management of the resource.
There are an estimated 43 million street lights in the USA and at least 55 million parking lot and parkway lights. Since they combine to use about 10% of all the electricity consumed in the USA, taking them to LED is a step in the right direction but going all the way to zero energy use is even better.
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Innovative Ontario companies find energy savings in places they'd least expect
An example is in a brave venture in India where a 10 kW prototype floating solar generation facility is being developed for placement in a pond. Pilot projects of this nature have also started to take shape in countries like Japan, France and Australia.
Oklahoma's pro-business climate and excellent wind resource have helped to attract wind developers from across the country and the globe.
Geothermal plants are virtually emissions free, and unlike renewable sources such as wind and solar, they provide an available, dispatchable source of baseload power that is able to operate at a relatively high capacity factor.
Natural capital, made up of several elements that nature provides us with as the sustenance and basis of our society (soil, raw materials, water, clean air, …) has an economic value: today any growth model that ignores this by now shared knowledge can no longer work.
In this paper, we will focus on a theoretical study and its application to a concrete site. We will try to answer the question: How can we optimize the implementation of horizontal trackers on a solar plant?
Energy Efficiency is all about optimal and responsible power use and this is also exactly how one gets the most energy out of their solar generator.
Going solar should be a great experience - not a headache, and doing your homework upfront will give you something money can't buy - peace of mind.
This year Solar Power International has moved to October. SPI is perhaps the most important show for the solar industry here in North America. Stay tuned for the AltEnergyMag SPI 2014 special newspage devoted to news specifically from the show.
The quest for "The Holy Grail of Energy Storage" is doomed to fail.
The value of solar power is being debated across the country by regulators, utility companies, and solar energy providers as distributed generation is increasing. This Energy and Policy Institute series consists of four separate reports summarizing recent developments, while providing recommendations for policy makers.
Businesses need to invest in back-up renewable power systems to insure that they can continue working during and after a disaster. With such installations, businesses can prevent interruption losses caused by grid failure.
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Pitch Control Valves, from Parker Hannifin, can extend wind-turbine service intervals AND boost productivity with longer-lasting reliability. No matter the climate or environmental extremes, Parker Pitch Control Valves power through.