Posts Tagged ‘green energy’

Wind turbine proponents should be thrilled to know that green energy generators have little impact on property value, and in some cases even increase property value.
In the heated debate over whether industrial wind farms damage property values, the latest Ontario study concludes the giant turbines have “no statistically significant impact” on the sale prices of …Read More

China, the world’s second-largest country, has earned a reputation as being a major contributor to pollution.  But according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the China is on course to set an example for the rest of the planet on the use of energy from renewable sources over the next quarter-century.
According to the Paris-based agency’s …Read More

Straw from agriculture could help address future energy needs, a new study published in the journal Applied Energy suggests.
Led by researchers from the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, Thueringian Regional Institute for Agriculture (TLL) and German Biomass Research Center, the report found that of the 30 million tons of cereal straw produced nationally every year, …Read More

Save Energy Through Green Appliances - Thursday, August 29, 2013

 
As green energy resources become more prevalent, the push for energy efficient appliances is becoming an important factor in households around the country. People have begun to realize how much energy inefficient appliances consume in regard to electricity and water. With these realizations, more environmentally friendly appliance brands are surfacing.
Green appliances do more than just …Read More

The demand for renewable resources increases as consumers become more green conscious. Their demand is creating pressure on utility companies to join the green movement by replacing conventional means of energy with clean energy resources such as solar and wind.
The government is helping to perpetuate the green movement by offering various incentives to consumers. For …Read More

Wind farms now supply 5 percent of the electricity utilized by residents and small businesses in Chicago, Illinois. According to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, since the new aggregation program, those in Chicago are serving as an environmentally conscious model for other communities in Illinois.
Hundreds of cities and towns in have adopted aggregation, which allows them …Read More

Solar Installations Reach All-time High - Thursday, June 20, 2013

According to a report released by Greentech Media Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association, installations for photovoltaic and concentrating photovoltaic systems have increased 33 percent year-over-year to 729 megawatts (MW) during the first quarter of 2013 in the U.S.
Photovoltaic systems consist of solar panels, typically mounted on the roof, that absorb and convert sunlight …Read More

Improved Green Energy Options in Utah - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Utah will now have new and improved options when selecting renewable energy. On May, 31, 2013, Intermountain Wind and Solar (IWS) announced upcoming plans to improve photovoltaic technologies. Through such improvements, users will benefit not only in costs but power efficiency.
Photovoltaic technologies (or systems) consist of solar panels or arrays, and balance of system components …Read More

The U.S. Army has always been known for ground-breaking technological advancements when it comes to warfare and intelligence, but this sect of the military is now getting heavily involved in the renewable energy game.