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Chicago and Portland Join in U.S. Clean Energy Revolution

With more good news for the clean energy revolution, Chicago and Portland are joining an ever growing list of cities and towns in the United States that have committed to changing over to renewable energy. The two cities join a list of over 25 cities, including East Hampton, New York; Georgetown, Texas and San Francisco…

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Clean Energy Is Seeing Monumental Job Growth

ARPA-E (the Energy Department research arm) and EERE (the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office at DOE) are two signature scientific research programs that have been the tip of the spear for innovation in a brand new jobs sector. The reason why these two DOE offices are expected to be targets in the federal budget…

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Wind Energy Takes Flight In The Heart Of Texas Oil Country

Georgetown, Texas, is a conservative town in a conservative state. So it may come as something of a surprise that it’s one of the first cities in America to be entirely powered by renewable energy. Mayor Dale Ross, a staunch Republican who attended President Trump’s inauguration, says that decision came down to a love of…

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Challenges to Wave Power

What are the challenges to Wave Power? According to most experts, Wave Power could solve the power issues for the world by supplying it with 1/3 of its power requirements. Even still there are hurdles to be overcome if the U.S. is to align with this estimate and commit to Wave Power. Although wave-generated power…

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America’s First Wave-Produced Energy

The waters of Hawaii are beautiful with powerful waves replete with power. What better place for the U.S. military to explore the possibilities of wave power? The U.S. investment of $300 million is far short of the world’s leading countries investing in wave and tidal power, but few places are as ideal as this for…

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Energy Reliability at Detroit Schools

Education in Detroit just got a boost from DTE Energy Company with energy saving technology being installed in a number of buildings. The implications for these and upcoming installations are great as schools are vulnerable to outages and unreliability during peak use times. DTE continues to explore where it makes sense to adapt renewable energy…

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Hydroelectricity

Source of Sustainable Power

Dams have been around for a century now. Beavers have used them, although not for energy and now humans employ them as source for that ingredient in survival: power. Hydroelectricity Hydropower generates hydroelectricity. It produces power with the help of gravity. It is the most common alternate source of energy. After the dam (called the hydroelectric…

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Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy Sources

How important are alternative energy sources? People most commonly get the energy to power many types of equipment and things through the kinds which can be acquired from natural resources. And what are these? What will first come to mind when subjected to such a question will be the likes of petroleum, electricity and coal.…

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Sustainable Power

Life Without Sustainable Power

What happens when the oil prices and production costs get too high? What if our fossil fuel supply runs out? What will happen then? Actually, to fully appreciate sustainable power, these aren’t the only questions we should ask. Perhaps we should inquire: Where does 20% of our electricity supply come from? How are far off…

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How Do You Find Renewable Energy?

We already know that the use of electricity, gas and coal are all resources that we may eventually run out of. These are the non-renewable resources that we rely heavily on today. We use these non-renewable resources to do many things, including supplying us with power, heating our homes, businesses and schools and more. When…

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