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Light Bulb

July 13, 2014

There are several common types of lightbulbs available on the market. Understanding the energy impact differences of different types of lightbulbs is important, and plays a much larger role in energy efficiency than most realize. Check this out to learn more about lightbulbs and energy usage.

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The Environmental Impact Of Computing

June 19, 2014

Computers and modern technology have managed to eliminate many borders and make the world run faster, but they have also created a new kind of problem in the computer waste that is produced. This infographic examines the environmental impact of computing and suggests different ways in which a person can help reduce their computing-related consumption. […]

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Renewable Energy Infographic

April 26, 2014

Renewable energy is the fastest growing energy sector, despite the fact we still get the majority of our power from non-renewable sources. Oil, coal and fossil fuels are not only in limited supply, but are also detrimental to the health of the planet. On the other hand, renewable energy is in infinite supply and draws […]

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European Solar Power

April 6, 2014

Europe is beginning to lead the way in the evolution of solar power. 50 billion euros is currently being used towards the development and research of this groundbreaking technology. Here is a look at solar power production across European regions. Source

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Eliminating the Wasted Energy in Your Car

March 13, 2014

Discover how energy can be recovered from your car’s waste.

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What if Fukushima had Leaked Solar Panels?

January 17, 2014

What if all the resources now being used to combat the Fukushima power plant problems were instead being used to install solar panels? Find out how much good for the Earth could have been done with the money and man-power now being used for clean up. Source

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Annual Reductions in US Electricity

January 13, 2014

What is a Smart Grid and how much good would it do to reduce energy consumption? Find out the details of how a Smart Grid works and how it could help to make our world greener. Source

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Connect-China.org on Renewable Energy

January 8, 2014

Infographic on Renewable Energy in China and Trade Balance of USA with China. Source

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Understanding Graphene

January 6, 2014

Graphene is a new wonder-material that will likely have profound impacts on most areas of our lives, from manufacturing, to computing, to energy, graphene promises to change almost everything. Source

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Surface Area Needed to Power World with Solar

December 21, 2013

In reality, it’s not that much land mass. These are based on solar panels with 20% efficiency, and new technologies seem to be on the verge of 70% to 80% efficiency, so the foot print could grow even smaller. However, I’m not sure we have enough rare materials needed to make that many solar panels, […]

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The Hidden Cost Of Household Gadgets

December 6, 2013

The Department of Energy predicts U.S. electricity consumption will continue to “grow significantly” over the next two decades due to meteoric rise in the sale of electric consumer goods like smartphones and electric cars. Given that the cost of U.S. grid power is rising, too (6 percent every year), what are the longterm implications for […]

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Lamps and Lighting: Comparing Bulb Types

November 11, 2013

An explanation of the new US energy efficiency requirements and comparison of available bulb types. Source