NPR has put out an interesting interactive map detailing the US’s power grid and sources of power. By clicking through the map, you can see where different types of power plants are located, the concentration of those types of power, and the different capacities for renewable energy generation like solar and wind for different areas. Maps are…
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Building an energy corridor along the border instead of just a wall would be a ‘giant leap for mankind,’ bringing security and jobs to the region, says a Purdue University-led national consortium of engineers and scientists.
The High Performance Computing program has expanded to include projects focused on advanced materials. Two seedling projects are part of DOE’s Fossil Energy High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) Program, which develops new or improved materials that can withstand extreme conditions.
When is Energy Storage Eligible for the 30 Percent ITC? Susan Kraemer February 17, 2016 | Post Your Comment Near the end of 2015, the IRS quietly updated a little known rule on storage eligibility for the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit (ITC). The timing seemed odd, with the ITC about to expire… Full Article
A 600-gallon biogas generator in Oregon turns 15 pounds of food waste into cooking fuel daily. As food and yard waste decompose, methane and carbon dioxide are created,
Energy.Gov Energy Saver Blog. In 2012, the average American family spent 2.7 percent of their household income on home energy bills. While this might not sound like a lot, it adds up to almost $2,000 a year in energy costs
Office Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy– Energy.gov Blog Short Link- https://www.ecosystems4today.com/?p=2423 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: Unified Solar Wins at MIT Clean Energy Prize Office Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy-National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: REEcycle Wins at Caltech Flow University of Houston student team REEcycle won the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National…
Gov Energy News-Wind Program Wind Program Gov Energy News- With almost 80% of the U.S. electricity demand coming from cities and towns located in coastal states, offshore wind energy has vast potential to meet this demand and provide the nation with clean, renewable, and reliable electricity. The Energy Department today announced the selection of three projects…
Utilizing Portable Solar Power Most of people now have access to systems that are calm, ecologically friendly, and free from pollution and also free from expelling gases. Information on Portable Solar Power Possibilities for utilizing portable solar power is restricted only by the imagination. Whether it is a matter of a travel to the…
Alternative Energy different from the norm. One – Less Grid more modular solutions- self contained. untaxable. Two- Less regulation. Less government control. Three- Simplified design- Home Depot solution. DIY Four- Reduce cost by competition- No Government funding. Five- Don’t make the poor pay for the rich to have solar!!! Below are Renewable Energy World ideas…
Germany-based Mercedes-Benz is bringing its stationary energy storage business to the U.S. Great to see competition!
Don’t Bring Nevada’s Solar Nightmare to New Hampshire This article shows the issue and problems when products and services are subsidized by government. Jobs and products are at the whims of g overnment and what is afforded in the budget. Some say unfair and others say why should some be subsidize at the tax payer’s cost….
Ahead of Tesla making announcements today at its facility, the company published a blog discussing its commercial and utility offerings.
Fire fighters use new interactive video-based online solar training Solar Power World provides an excellent video for fire fighters. With one million homes and businesses nationwide now producing energy through solar roof panels, the likelihood that fire fighters and other professionals will encounter solar electric systems in the course of their work is dramatically increased….
Lightning kills more people each year than hurricanes and tornadoes combined.
“The certainty of uncertainty, in the political arena, is the only thing of which I am certain. The 2016 presidential election is already a cross between The Rocky Horror Picture Show and a full contact spectator sport. With what is happening today, its hard for the left to accept reality! Make America Great Again.
A U.S. Judge’s decision to prevent a lawsuit from going to a trial by jury could cost Germany-based SolarWorld $770 million.
At the root of the morass is the software that helps run modern tractors and their sensors, diagnostic tools, and other high-tech elements.
As we know, taxes never go away. The progressives continually add to them. And these are totally hidden from the voters, usually passed buy some government entity outside congress or local legislators. They typically start small and are forced on some utility company to collect for them.
In the first place, we are talking about renewable energy facilities scheduled to be commissioned in 2014
BioFuels are made from plants or manure, and have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as reducing the dependence on imported oil and all the turmoil that seems to come with the imports.