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Intel Purchases More RECs

Over the years, computer chip designer and manufacturer Intel have been one of the leaders in renewable energy credit (REC) purchases. In 2010, Intel purchased 1.43 billion kilowatts hours, and has furthered that commitment by 75% for 2011, taking the total amount of kilowatt-hours to 2.5 billion. The 1.43 billion kilowatts powered 85% of Intel’s power consumption across...

Florida Researching Electr...

Research is being done in Florida by the UCF in order to understand the usage (And mis-usage.) of electricity in the average Floridian’s home. It is believed that by 2020, the average cost to the electricity bill for the population will rise by $85. Currently, there is a decrease in the use of electricity, while prices for this utility are rising, and look set to continue to...

Disadvantages of Wind Ener...

Wind energy is a renewable source of energy which is generated by the action of moving wind or breeze. Although wind energy is also used to generate mechanical energy in wind mills, wind pumps, ships with sails and similar, the main utility of wind energy is generation of electricity via special wheels known as wind turbines. In spite of the fact that it is a renewable source...

Superbowl Powered By Wind

Texas, to many people, is known as a land of gun lovers and those who go yeehaw when something goes right. Despite these stereotypes, it is currently the leading state in America for wind power capacity. This is a great boost for Texas, as this area has created more jobs and training for the population, as well as helping to maintain the lights on for many homes during times...

Wind Energy: Pros and Cons

Wind energy has been a major topic of discussion in recent years as more and more countries are shifting their attention to developing sustainable renewable energy sources, with growing numbers of supporters and protestors of wind development on both sides of the fence. In order to better understand both sides it is important to know and understand many of the pros and cons...

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