Things You Should Know Before Investing in Solar Energy

Things You Should Know Before Investing in Solar Energy There are unquestionably many advantages to using solar energy. Along with preserving the environment, you also benefit financially. However, there are a few things you should think about before switching to solar energy. Do you have a suitable roof for solar energy, first? As long as […]

Fuel Cell Power: The Energy of the Future

Fuel Cell Power: The Energy of the Future Many scientific and engineering thought leaders consider fuel cell power stacks as the primary technology in the evolution of electronic or alternative fuel automobiles within the next decade. Keywords: Fuel Cell Power: The Energy of the Future   Many scientists and engineers believe that fuel cell power […]

Energy Tax Credits For Homeowners

Energy Tax Credits for Homeowners Homeowners who purchase high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment may profit from recently enacted legislation. President Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005 in August of last year. The act includes the home-energy efficiency tax credit, which provides homeowners with up to $300 in tax credits when they buy eligible […]

An Overview of Wind Farms As An Energy Source

An Overview of Wind Farms as An Energy Source Wind energy is increasing popularity as energy challenges become more prevalent in the news. Here’s a look at wind farms and their possibilities. An Introduction to Wind Farms A wind farm is basically a grouping of wind turbines in one location that generates power. Wind farms […]

Alternative Energy from the Ocean

Alternative Energy from the Ocean In 1881, the French engineer Jacques D’Arsonval proposed Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). However, as of this writing, the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii is home to the world’s sole operational experimental OTEC plant. OTEC is a promising alternative energy source that requires far more funding and exploration than it […]

Alternative Energy for the Home

Alternative Energy for the Home The movement toward alternative energy-powered homes, ranging from wind turbines and solar collection cells to hydrogen fuel cells and biomass gases, must continue throughout the twenty-first century and beyond. We urgently need to become more energy independent and stop relying on unstable states that are frequently hostile to us and […]

Can Solar Panels Work In Winter?

When solar energy is touted as one of the natural replacements for the consumable energies of coal and oil, one of the first questions that is always asked is: what will happen in winter? Can solar panels function when there is precious little sunlight? The simple answer is, yes. Even in winter, most countries experience […]

Solar Power – Cutting Your Energy Bills and Saving The Environment

The concept of solar generated energy has the kind of truths behind it that would make the vast majority of advertising executives salivate. Firstly, the environmental considerations of using solar energy are huge. With fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, set to run out at some point; there has been a renewed focus in […]

Would Solar Power Save You Money?

You’ve probably heard it all before; solar power is the answer to the world’s energy crisis, and what’s more installing solar panels in and on your home will save you money on energy bills. With utility bills, particularly electricity, increasing all the time – it’s no wonder that more and more people are seeking alternatives. […]

The PS10 Tower: The Future of Energy Generation?

Just outside of the city of Seville in Spain, one can see a monolith that largely resembles something from the Lord of the Rings. A huge, towering eye stands a 115 meter high tower, looking out over a sea of large, shiny reflective objects. To the innocent bystander it is an odd, or even alarming […]