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Fuel Cells- Expense is Relative

Fuel Cells- Expense is Relative

Promoted as an alternative fuel source for vehicles traditionally powered with gas, fuel cells have led a short and expensive life.  Depending on size, these cells can power anything, from small cars to large buildings, from hospital generators to the ...

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Natural Gas Revolution

Natural Gas Revolution

With oil and gas prices still fluctuating, consumers wonder whether they will see any relief from the speculation that led to price hikes on these forms of fuel. Widely publicized reports document how Wall Street, Big Oil, and the federal ...

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Geothermal Investments

Geothermal Investments

In an attempt to further diversify the nation’s energy production sources, the U.S. government has announced new funding intended to promote geothermal energy research and development. Up to $70 million in funding toward geothermal technological advances will be made available ...

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Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Many articles have discussed various forms of alternative energy but have spent little time educating people on how to live with alternative energy sources. As a society, we are conditioned to flip switches and not worry about whether there’s enough ...

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Gas and Biofuel – Research and Innovation

Gas and Biofuel – Research and Innovation

Previous articles have discussed various facets of biofuels, including production and intended usage. The need for an inexpensive, renewable fuel source has inspired research all over the world, and scientists are experimenting with creating biofuels from a wide range of ...

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Conservation of Energy

Conservation of Energy

The ways to derive independent energy are varied and important. But, what do you do once you have the necessary energy? How do you make sure you do not run short or, worse yet, run out completely? We can accomplish ...

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Exporting Our Economic Viability: Coal

Exporting Our Economic Viability: Coal

Energy is one of the most vital concerns for any person looking to reduce dependence on the government and other outside sources. An overwhelming majority of homes are hooked up to municipal grids for electricity, water and sewage, and consumers ...

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The Power of Water

The Power of Water

Creating energy from an existing water source is called hydropower. Utility companies have used water as an energy source for decades. When you see a dam across a river, you’re seeing hydropower in action. You can create much the same ...

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