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Flying Wind Turbine Could Offer A New Path To Clean Energy

These inflatable wind turbines are capable of delivering two to three times the amount of energy produced by conventional towers, a Boston-based startup says. The turbines will be part of a pilot that will power a dozen homes in Alaska. 994 more words

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Fossil fuels and Renewable Energy.

First of all let’s start with the main definition of fossil fuels. Fossil fuel is a general term for buried combustible geologic deposits of organic materials, formed from decayed plants and animals that have been converted to crude oil, coal, natural gas, or heavy oils by exposure to heat and pressure in the earth’s crust over hundreds of millions of years. 334 more words

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On Your Own: Girl Scout Energy Fair, Jan 31

On January 31, 2015, environmental leaders from the Washington, DC area will gather at Maret School to teach children, teens, and adults how to become environmental leaders. 211 more words

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Solar Energy

Solar energy has been created for the reason that sunlight is a renewable energy source. Sunlight is one the most important source of energy for all life forms, which has been produced for millions of years. 89 more words

Sustainability

The Importance of Understanding "Renewing the Energy Vision" (or, as we prefer it, WTF is REV?)

Here at Sane Energy Project, we’re all about envisioning a future of, um, well, sane energy. Shortly, there will be public hearings held statewide on REV (Reforming the Energy Vision), an initiative that will determine our future energy choices, and it is crucial that we (the public) be well informed in our comments. 597 more words

Action Alert

Photo of the day: bravo, Costa Rica!

Today, I would like to show you a picture that Climate Council have already shared on their Facebook page. Indeed, Costa Rica already constantly ensures more than 90% of its energy needs from renewable resources, so the target of being carbon-neutral by 2021 looks attainable.

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Billionding Obvious

“Europe could have saved itself $100 billion by installing solar power panels in sunnier countries and wind turbines in windier places,” reported the World Economic Forum. 14 more words