Pee power may be best alternative energy bet yet

Green Prophet

Finding a viable alternative energy source to create low cost bio energy may be closer than we think. Some of these sources include energy from trash and algae as fuel for our future energy needs.

The Future of Alternative Energy Vehicles

Living Green & Saving Energy

alternative energy Biofuels hybrid cars alternative fuels solar energy In 2015, two brothers named Cody and Tyler Kor plan to drive across the United States, from New York to San Francisco. Why is that a big deal? The trip is going to be made in a mostly electric 3D printed car. There will also be a small combustion engine fueled by ethanol. How small? […].

Eco Wave Power Alternative Energy Source

Hug a Tree with Me

The use of alternative energy is imperative if we wish to slow down and reverse the environmental damage caused by traditional fuel sources. Alternative energy refers to energy derived from sources other than petroleum and other such fossil fuels.

We're a "Top 50 Alternative Energy Blogs"

Environmental Economics

In case you missed it: Alternative energy has been a hot topic in recent years, as it has been heavily debated in both the political and investing world. Some feel that America’s energy independence relies on the expanded use of alternative sources, while others disagree with that sentiment. " Environmental and Urban Economics is in the "General" category: "The following blogs broadly discuss the alt energy world."

Newest Alternative Energy – Portugal’s Wave Power Plant

Eco Friendly Daily

megawatts to Portuguese renewable energy group Enersis for $10 million, but the project could be expanded significantly, Norsk Hydro said. The European Union requires 22 percent of electricity consumption to come from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and wave by 2010.

3 Little Known Facts about Alternative Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

The concept of developing alternative sources of fuel goes back further than you may realize. The concept of inventing the better mouse trap applies to alternative energy as well with innovative solutions to the country’s environmental issues.

EU Announces Increased Investments Into Alternative Energies

Eco Friendly Daily

The European Union recently released a new plan for alternative energy investments. Currently, investments into alternative energy projects amount to approximately 3 billion euros each year presently. 6 billion euros will be dedicated to the wind energy sector.

Report: Alternative Energy Contributes To Bird Declines

Eco Friendly Daily

The report studied the impact of renewable energy on bird populations. This is the first time such a report has been issued by the government agencies in charge of renewable energy production. The renewable energy sector is pinpointed as a large contributor to bird population declines.

Newest Alternative Energy – Portugal’s Wave Power Plant

Eco Friendly Daily

megawatts to Portuguese renewable energy group Enersis for $10 million, but the project could be expanded significantly, Norsk Hydro said. The European Union requires 22 percent of electricity consumption to come from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and wave by 2010.

Alternative Energy Investing

Living In a Toxic World

If you think alternative energy is the future then maybe you want to invest in the sector. Tags: renewable energy alternative energy investing wind power solar energy A good analysis of sector ETFs by Charles Morand is available at SeekingAlpha. As with any investment do your homework. The sector, in my opinion, is gaining many entrants right now and at some point there will be a few great companies that emerge and define the industry.

Alternative Energy Funding

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According to VentureBeat , the funding for cleantech dropped dramatically compared to the first quarter last year, with the exception of energy storage (i.e. The NY Times has reported that venture capital is shifting to efficiency projects over alternative fuels. Tags: renewable energy alternative energy electric cars energy use electricity generation I recently read about developments in venture capital funding in cleantech.

Driving the Alternative Energy Marketplace at the VERDEXCHANGE Conference

Green (Living) Review

The 26 expert panels focused on sharing the “game changing” impacts of new regulations and attitudes towards environmental sustainability, climate change and energy conservation efforts shaping the global, trillion dollar green marketplace. He added that “government policy does in fact work and drive energy policy.”

Transmitting Alternative Energy In U.S. May Become Easier

Eco Friendly Daily

The United States’ has the potential to produce enormous amounts of alternative energy in the form of wind and solar energy. However, one major issue with the production of such energy is the location of the best sources. Alternative Energy

GreenStock™ Concert & Expo Series With Stage And Exhibitor Booths Powered By Alternative Energy Announced

Green (Living) Review

and GreenStocksRock.com have announced Tickets for their GreenStock™ Concert & Expo Series powered by alternative energy are officially on sale today for September 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2010. This exciting three day music event powered by alternative energy sources, allows the community to come together and share new ways of eco-friendly living, healthy family fun, and today’s greenest education all in one place. Tickets Are Now On Sale At ProTix.Com !

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Eucalyptus May Provide Hawaii with Alternative Energy

Conservation Hawaii

The fast growing, flowering tree was introduced to Hawaii nearly 150 years ago and is now being tested for use as an alternative energy source. The state may not have money to burn. But we do have eucalyptus. Just last week, the state’s sole coal-fired power plant, AES Hawaii, Inc. began adding eucalyptus chips to [.]. Environment Living Green Sustainability

Alternative Energy Gets a Hand With a Microbe That Converts Electricity into Methane

Eco Friendly Daily

You might wonder that the reverse would have better for an energy starved world. But look at it this way – alternative energy sources like solar and wind have long struggled with feasible ways to store the energy they generate during the day for use at night.

An Exciting New Alternative Energy Seeks to Tap Energy From the Ocean Floors

Eco Friendly Daily

Anything that moves possesses kinetic energy and can potentially be converted to other forms. Applying the thought, a University of Michigan professor has patented a unique form of alternative energy. Alternative Energy Environment Green News

The Dark Side of Alternative Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

Wind turbines are hailed as a environmentally friendly source of renewable energy. Many bird species migrate along traditional routes, known as flyways; birds expend less energy flying where winds updraft, making longer distances more manageable.

People’s Power Pavilion to promote use of alternate energy system built in the environment

EcoFriend

Pratima Kalra: The people’s power pavilion is a massive structure, designed to be a large gathering place that will be integrated with an alternate energy system. A place in which to celebrate the integration of alternative energy into the built environment.

Implementing Alternative Energy Sources in the Hawaiian Islands

Conservation Hawaii

Solar Energy The sun’s energy can be harnessed with various solar technologies. Photovoltaic (PV), also called solar electricity, utilizes cells made up of semi-conducting materials to turn sunlight into electricity. PV cells can be also combined into modules that can power appliances and electronic equipment. Federal tax credits are available to partially subsidize PV systems. Recently, the [.].

Solar Powered Cars

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Biofuel Breakthrough? Crude Oil From Algae in 1 Minute!

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Cars Running Off the Most Abundant Element? Brilliant!

Living Green & Saving Energy

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People have the power! Big Six UK energy monopoly faces challenge

Green (Living) Review

The UK energy market is facing a challenge from councils and social housing landlords seeking to undercut the monopoly of the six big suppliers amid growing frustration with energy price hikes nationwide. alternative energy energy monopoly green living

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Turning Walking Into Electricity

Living Green & Saving Energy

Turning Walking Into Electricity with paving stones that convert the kinetic energy of footfalls into electricity, developed by British company Pavegen. alternative energy eco-innovation electricity-producing sidewalk novel energy sources Pavegen

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Turning Walking Into Electricity

Living Green & Saving Energy

Turning Walking Into Electricity with paving stones that convert the kinetic energy of footfalls into electricity, developed by British company Pavegen. alternative energy eco-innovation electricity-producing sidewalk novel energy sources Pavegen

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Clean tech is better for economic growth than fossil fuels (take that, Big Oil!)

Green (Living) Review

alternative energy green living renewable energy Anti-greens often try to make economic arguments against the big spring-cleaning that our civilization is going through. How dare we invest in clean technology ? Don''t we know that it''s bad for the economy!

Green Technology to Achieve a More Sustainable Future

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Three Car Engines that Require Zero Gasoline

Living Green & Saving Energy

Most of the buzz when it comes to cars that run on alternative fuels is generated by electric and hybrid vehicles. alternative energy eco-innovation reduce fossil fuels saving energy biodiesel green innovations save energy save fuel

Germany Shutting Off Nuclear Power But Increasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Living Green and Saving Energy Featured in Green Life Buzz

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Living Green and Saving Energy Featured in Green Life Buzz. green living alternative energy going green Green living green living tips how to go green saving energy

Investment in Sustainable Energy Will Lead to Future Savings

Living Green & Saving Energy

It seems parts of the world blessed with an abundance of sunshine but cursed by an insatiable demand for energy are slowly but surely climbing aboard the green sustainability bandwagon. alternative energy eco-innovation renewable energy solar energy solar panels benefits of solar panels photovoltaic solar panels saving energy saving money sustainability

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Solar Powered Cars

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Greening Up an Old House.

Elephant Journal

Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to.

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Private electricity grids fueled by renewable energy the future for communities

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In “The Lead south Australia” Andrew Spence wrote: CONNECTING new housing estates to their own private electricity grids fuelled by renewable energy is the cornerstone of ZEN Energy's plan to put power back in the hands of consumers. The company has launched ZEN Communities – an “end to end” service from power generation through to networks and retailing to deliver low cost renewable energy direct to entire communities.

The Greenest New Invention You’ll Want to Know About.

Elephant Journal

A new material is being developed that could change the way we look at—and through—solar power, windows, optical equipment and even automobiles.

Are Wind and Solar Energy Really Green and Sustainable?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Green, sustainable energy is much in demand and much talked-about. And when green energy sources are mentioned, most people think about wind or solar energy. alternative energy renewable energy solar energy sustainability wind energy natural gas energyAfter all, wind and sun are free, and free sounds great. But the devil is in the details, and we need to be honest about those details. Converting wind and [.].

The True Poo on Composting Toilets.

Elephant Journal

I know. The whole idea creeped me out a little bit, too, but then I realized that human waste has to go somewhere. I would rather put.

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Renewable Energy To Compete With Fossil Fuel Energy By 2025?

Living Green & Saving Energy

A recent report published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory infers that renewable energy would become cost competitive with fossil fuel based energy by 2025. This target would be achieved without federal subsidies if the green energy is harvested in most productive areas. alternative energy reduce fossil fuels renewable energy green energy saving energy wind energy

Why Wind Power is so Beneficial to Electricity Companies

Living Green & Saving Energy

While scientists are trying to develop new ways to obtain and produce energy, we should remember that we already have such methods and some of them are not only efficient, but also eco-friendly. [.]. alternative energy reduce fossil fuels wind energy green energy sustainable energy sources There’s probably not a single person in the world who doesn’t understand that our resources for producing power are diminishing very quickly.