Category Archives: Renewable Energy

Magnify the Sun To Make Solar Power More Affordable

The ideal situation is that solar panels are as economical as creating electricity by the traditional fossil fuel methods. Unfortunately this has not yet happened but the signs remain strong that we are heading in the right direction. As the … Continue reading

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Solar Power In the Desert – Protecting the Environment

The New York Times has examined the progress of the Ivanpah solar project and has found that there is a lot of effort being made to protect the desert tortoise. The project is being built right on the habitat of … Continue reading

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DeepWind Created to Further Offshore Wind Power Projects

A new concept in wind turbine technology is being explored by an international consortium of 12 members to determine the viability of a vertical-axis wind turbine, new blade technology, a full power transmission and control system and a rotating, floating … Continue reading

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EJ Stoneman Station Power Plant Is Now Powered By Biomass

The conversion of a coal fired power station to a biomass plant has been completed in Wisconsin. The EJ Stoneman Station located in Cassville has a maximum generating capacity of 40MW and it is owned and operated by DTE Energy … Continue reading

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Napier Grass Renewable Energy Links

Biomass fuel is a big issue in the production of energy that is considered both good for the environment and sustainable over the long term. Many of the biomass power plants that have been proposed or are currently in use … Continue reading

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Can There Be Too Much Solar Power?

Is it possible to produce too much solar energy for the grid to handle? This is the possible problem facing Germany according to head of DENA, Germany‚Äôs energy agency Stephan Kohler. The German electric grid was originally designed for far … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Are More Economical Now

The cost of power to our homes appears to be continually rising. For the first time ever this winter our quarterly electricity bill topped the $1,000 mark. Talk about nearly fainting when I opened the letter! What it certainly prompted … Continue reading

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Wind Power – Who Wins And Who Loses?

So everyone thinks that it is the power companies that benefit the most from renewable energy sources such as wind farms and tidal power plants. This is not necessarily always the case. Take the millions of pounds that the royal … Continue reading

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