Archive for October, 2009

20% renewable energy by 2020

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Raising the share of renewable energy from 8.5% to 20% in the overall energy consumption is a necessary contribution to the global fight against climate change and towards better control over our energy dependence. The various uses of renewable energy are examined: electricity through wind and hydraulic energies; electricity or ...

Renewable Energy From the Deep Ocean

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) process and an ideal location in Puerto ricoDuration : 0:3:51

Focus on Green Homes – Hot Water Systems

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Most home use a lot of hot water and heating that water is usually expensive and inefficient. In this third in our “Focus on Green Homes” series, we look at how water is heated, kept hot, and delivered to your hot water faucet in a green home.   Heating the ...

Government Grants for Alternative Energy

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

In his State of the Union Address for 2007, President George W. Bush called for a 22% increase in federal grants for research and development of alternative energy. However, in a speech he gave soon after, he said to those assembled, I recognize that there has been some interesting mixed ...