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from TreeHugger

Renewable Energy: What It Is and Who Is Using It (Infographic)

Types of Renewable Energy. The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil and natural gas for its energy. Fossil Fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve, In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out.

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Imagine a world where non-renewable resources, such as coal and oil, are in short supply! What can we do now to prepare for this future event? In this JASON Digital Lab, you will create a new energy portfolio for a city. Research new sources of energy and take another look at renewable and inexhaustible sources that were once considered “alternative” such as sunlight and wind. If you can help your city move forward into the future, you’ll be featured on our competitive leaderboards!

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Solar Tree « Golden Jubilee || A unique lighting concept that combines avante-garde design with renewable energy technology. A solar tree is an aesthetic means of producing solar energy. It uses multiple solar panels which form the shape of a tree by assistance of poles. This is a project that would symbolise the inherent atmosphere of art, culture and science on campus. This project would be taken by the GE3 as a part of the Golden Jubilee of the Students’ Gymkhana.

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from MNN - Mother Nature Network

How much does solar cost? Infographic

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I support 'going Green'...however, keep in mind, "Green" product companies are also in it to MAKE MONEY.  Many of these things you can MAKE so much cheaper, with what you already have in your home.  The investment in time to find them is well worth it.
from Say Yes to Happy

Go Green in Your Own Home

I support 'going Green'...however, keep in mind, "Green" product companies are also in it to MAKE MONEY. Many of these things you can MAKE so much cheaper, with what you already have in your home. The investment in time to find them is well worth it.

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from HowStuffWorks

How Wind Power Works

How #WindPower Works : When you talk about modern wind #turbines, you're looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis. Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare. The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieus turbine, which looks kind of like an egg beater.

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from Instructables.com

Solar powered air conditioning unit.

Most people would like to have their homes cooled by the strength of sunlight which ironically causes heat. How to achieve energy efficient cooling of your abode by harnessing sunlight? I have successfully implemented a solar powered air conditioning unit for my living room which has been working great since June 2013 . Let me tell you how I have done it.Notes to keep in mind:What I have implemented is an off grid power system. My home generates its own power and can run without utility…

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