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The Future of Solar: Black Silicon

The Future of Solar: Black Silicon

Like many other alternative energy industries, solar energy companies suffer from one major problem: the cost of production is simply too high for solar energy to take place on a large scale. Federal subsidies exist to alleviate some of the ...

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The (Human) Threat To Our Water Supply

The (Human) Threat To Our Water Supply

Natural threats to our water supply—things like an imbalance of fresh and salt water, water waste, and pollution- may not be the only things we have to worry about. Terrorist organizations are constantly surveying the U.S. for weaknesses. Every facet ...

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Alternative Insulation

Alternative Insulation

It simply is not feasible for every American family to keep the house on high heat all winter, especially for families that live in areas where winter can last for several months. With some prep work prior to cold weather ...

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Algae Biofuel: The Next Big (Or Little) Thing?

Algae Biofuel: The Next Big (Or Little) Thing?

In a country that is working to establish energy independence, every energy possibility is being thoroughly explored in the hopes of finding oil’s replacement. Wind and solar face issues with being incorporated into the national electricity infrastructure and still don’t ...

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Achieving American Energy Independence

Achieving American Energy Independence

Every president since Ronald Reagan has promised to achieve American energy independence, and each president has failed. It is time to put an end to the rhetorically powerful speeches that promise energy independence and adapt real strategies that can achieve ...

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Avoiding Another Solyndra

Avoiding Another Solyndra

Solyndra was not the first alternative energy company to receive federal funding with little promise of repayment, nor will they be the last unless we make drastic changes to the way the federal government currently doles out assistance to energy ...

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Harness the Wind

Harness the Wind

If you are like most people, you take it for granted that when you flip the light switch in your bedroom, you will have lights. However, there could very well come a day when electricity is not available. The power ...

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Using Gray Water Around The Home

Using Gray Water Around The Home

Because of an ever-growing population, the world has seen an increase in droughts everywhere, and this has lead to what is being called a “water crisis.” While it can be doable to get by with a mere few gallons of ...

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