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What is renewable energy

Renewable sources of energy are those natural sources which do not get depleted over time when we use them to generate usable energy and it is possible due to continuous natural replenishment. The main forms of renewable sources of energy include hydropower, wind power, geothermal energy, solar energy, biomass and biofuel. Generation of electricity that can power anything...

Iron Pyrite Enters the Sol...

Iron pyrite is a mineral that can be found in Earth’s crust. In layman’s terms, it is known as fool’s gold, and in the eyes of gold diggers, it’s worthless. However, iron pyrite has lately been tested in the solar industry and proven to be useful. A research conducted at the University of California Irvine has shown that iron pyrite can replace some...

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...

Edison Mission Energy has ...

A subsidiary of Edison International, Edison Mission Group has stated its subsidiary Edison Mission Energy has started the construction of its wind project in Minnesota (10th in a row). The wind farm called the Community Wind North project in Lincoln County in the southwestern Minnesota will be powered by 12 2.5-megawatt turbines and will produce enough electricity for...

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...

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