November 2010

Solar Cookers For Haiti

November 24, 2010

Last week we wrote about solar cookers and their glorious simplicity. They come in handy in emergency situations, such as in places affected by wars and natural disasters. Related Posts:Saving Lives and the Environment: Solar Power For Emergency Hospitals

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Biodiesel From Hemp Could Be a Viable Alternative

November 23, 2010

It is illegal to grow in America, but versatile, weed-like hemp shows potential as biofuel, researchers say It can be used to make textiles, building materials, paper, food etc. The versatility of hemp is well-known and now it has emerged it could be explored to make biofuels too. Researchers at the University of Connecticut in […]

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Morocco Goes Big On Solar Power

November 22, 2010

Earlier this month, Morocco announced that it will invest $9 billion in solar energy to build five solar power farms across the country. The combined energy output will be 2,000MW. The northern African country hopes to be getting 38% of its installed power generation from the sun by 2020. Related Posts:Solar Power Accounted for 10 […]

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Colin Powell Speaks At Wind Energy Conference

November 20, 2010

The industry should fulfil its noble pursuit and ensure there’s enough energy for Americans and the rest of the world. Those were some of the words that former Secretary of State Colin Powell said during the American Wind Energy Fall Symposium that took place in Phoenix, Arizona earlier this week (November 17-19). Related Posts:American Wind […]

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New Report Highlights Urgency to Find Renewable Sources of Energy

November 19, 2010

Oil reserves will be depleted by 2041 if current consumption remain as they are now, that is, 85.22 million barrels a day, yearly growth of 1.3 per cent, a new study says. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalStudy Highlights Midwest Alternative Energy PotentialVideo: Argonne National Laboratory’s Director on Alternative EnergyAlternative Energy in the Spotlight […]

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