March 2011

The True Cost of Coal

March 31, 2011

As the old adage goes, there is no such a thing as a free lunch. In fact, there is no such a thing as a cheap lunch. Or cheap energy, especially when it comes from dirty sources. Related Posts:Alternative Energy Has Progressed, But Fossil Fuels Still DominateVideo: The Story of Coal

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Making the Most of Your Solar Power System

March 30, 2011

Solar energy is the most renewable and cleanest type of energy. It is captured through panels that produce electricity or heat. For those thinking of installing a solar power system on their roof, there are several factors to consider to make the most of it. Related Posts:Home solar financing company wins prestigious award

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Cleantech Has a New Online Marketplace

March 28, 2011

The web has a new destination for cleantech businesses and entrepreneurs, investors, experts and resources for those who are interested in it. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalAlternative Energy in the Spotlight at Rio+20Maine Moves To Reduce Oil ConsumptionNew Report Reveals 20% of Global Energy Came From Renewable Sources in 2010Ontario Increases Support For […]

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Earth Hour Clouded in Nuclear Angst

March 26, 2011

Led by WWF, today several landmarks will be going dark to celebrate Earth Hour. It’s a global event that anyone can join. Related Posts:Japanese Say No To Nuclear PowerJapan Considering Solar Power For All New BuildingsJapan Signals Move Towards Renewable Energy

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Researchers Highlight Agave Potential as Biofuel Feedstock

March 25, 2011

It is better known to many people as a healthy replacement for sugar in syrup form and the primate matter for tequila, but it recently emerged that algave could be a promising biofuel feedstock. The news was broken in an article published by Global Change Biology Bioenergy, based on research carried out by E. Garcia-Moya, […]

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