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Stealthy Story of USA Tidal Power

Stealthy Story of USA Tidal Power

PBS originally reported back in September of 2013 of the successful deployment of the USA’s first commercial, grid-connected tidal energy project. The good news is that the rest of the world is not [Continue]

Basic Electric Car Information by CNN

Basic Electric Car Information by CNN

CNN did a fairly decent news piece on EVs from Hong Kong back in 2011 and it still serves as a good basic introduction about electric cars in general. CNN should of mentioned that that even though [Continue]

Australia Switched On for Wave Energy

Australia Switched On for Wave Energy

Carnegie Corporation’s Perth Wave Energy Project nears commissioning and operation phase. Carnegie has previously switched on their commercial renewable energy technology that creates electricity [Continue]

USA Deploys Offshore Wind Farms Decades After Europe

USA Deploys Offshore Wind Farms Decades After Europe

Currently there are no offshore wind farms operating in the USA. However, three areas have just recently been selected as wind farm test sites (Virginia, Oregon and New Jersey), by the US federal [Continue]

Solar Shingles Can Replace Old Roof Shingles

Solar Shingles Can Replace Old Roof Shingles

Instead of using conventional shingles which just depreciate in value, spend approximately twice as much (which can be financed via the manufacturer) and get solar shingles or photovoltaic shingles [Continue]

Worlds Largest Solar Thermal Plant in USA Shines

Worlds Largest Solar Thermal Plant in USA Shines

Ivanpah Solar Project was just activated in California’s Mojave Desert supplying clean energy to 140,000 homes. The Ivanpah Solar Project, which was privately funded by BrightSource, Google and NRG [Continue]

Incandescent Bulbs in the USA Now Illegal

Incandescent Bulbs in the USA Now Illegal

As of January 1st 2014 it is illegal to import or manufacturer the popular 60-watt and 40-watt light bulbs commonly used for residential lighting because of laws signed by George W Bush in 2007. The [Continue]

Putting Global Energy Reserves into Relative Perspective

Putting Global Energy Reserves into Relative Perspective

Energy Investment: Where should humanity be investing their time, money and energy? Richard Perez produced this graphic snapshot of energy resources in 2009 (download the .pdf) for the International [Continue]

Help Save a Piece of the Brazilian Rainforest

Help Save a Piece of the Brazilian Rainforest

Keep the Brazilian Rainforest from being destroyed by owning a little bit of it yourself. Nothing offers better protection than being the owner/custodian. There are also quite few good things to be [Continue]

Tidal Turbine Turns Tides into Energy

Tidal Turbine Turns Tides into Energy

Siemens has been producing Tidal Power with their SeaGen commercial unit since 2008 in Portaferry Northern Ireland and is an excellent example of reliable renewable energy. Siemens basically spun off [Continue]

Germany Produces Record-Breaking Solar Power

Germany Produces Record-Breaking Solar Power

In a single month (July 2013) sunny Germany produces a world record breaking 5.1 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity from solar power, which is even better than the 5 TWh of electricity generated by [Continue]

Extreme Green Law Enforcement

Extreme Green Law Enforcement

Mayor Crushes Car with Tank Parked in Bike Lane According to the World Resources Institute the USA has easily been the worse offender over the last 150 years when it comes to carbon pollution per [Continue]

Why Did USA Mass Public Transport Vanish?

Why Did USA Mass Public Transport Vanish?

Most people alive today don’t realize that in the past almost EVERY city in the USA did have mass electric powered public transit, that was clean, relatively inexpensive and highly effective. [Continue]

Green Benefits of Coffee Grounds

Green Benefits of Coffee Grounds

Millions of tons of used coffee and tea should be going into the ground or your garden instead of the trash bin and could easily become a daily green activity for a large percentage of the [Continue]

New Lithium Batteries Make Superman Fly

New Lithium Batteries Make Superman Fly

It’s a bird, it’s a plane no it’s lithium-ion battery electric-powered flying superman. You might think it was a promo for the next Superman movie when you see Superman flying along [Continue]

Daryl Hannah Arrested for Pipeline Protest

Daryl Hannah Arrested for Pipeline Protest

Daryl Hannah an actress best known for her parts in over forty feature films: Splash, Steel Magnolias, Wall Street, Blade Runner, Roxanne, The Clan of the Cave Bear, Legal Eagles, Kill Bill and a [Continue]

EPA-DOT Propose Positive Changes

EPA-DOT Propose Positive Changes

New long overdue US Auto Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Regulations Proposed, which would result in historic fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission regulations for vehicles. U.S. Department of [Continue]