Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fight Global Warming With Solar Energy

The media has bombarded us with stories about how the ecosystems of the world will collapse and cities will be drowned by rising sea level if we don’t do anything about global warming. And yet most of us feel that there is nothing that we can do. Perhaps governments are able to do things, but as individuals we cannot. Actually though there is something we can do, we can start using solar energy to power our homes. Continue reading

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An Overview Of A Photovoltaic Solar Cell

The photovoltaic solar cell is a special instrument that causes light to become electrical energy. It works on the basis of a phenomenon called the “photoelectric effect”. Light waves are electromagnetic in nature. If waves of the correct frequency strike a certain metal, electrons become dislodged and flow into conducting wires to produce a current. Continue reading

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Climate Change – Celebrities Weigh In On Global Warming

Celebrities are using their fame to decision attention to international warming. Famous folks are using their information of film-making to form documentaries on the topic. Others are merely using their influence try and hamper or stop world warming. Continue reading

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Making Use Of Home Energy Savings

Saving Energy means saving money. We all could spend some extra money. Home Energy Savings may also support our environment. LED Lighting might save us money and energy during the life of the lights. It doesn’t take a lot of money or much work to have Home Energy savings. Continue reading

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Why Is Safe And Clean Energy So Important?

When most people think of safe and clean energy, what comes to mind is usually basic information that’s not particularly interesting or beneficial. But there’s a lot more to safe and clean energy than just the basics. Continue reading

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Sources Of Renewable Energy For The Home

With the increasing focus on global warming and potential future oil shortages, people are starting to think more about renewable energy sources. This is important, because there are many ideas that with the proper impetus behind them, could go a long ways towards alleviating both the environmental and social problems related to power. But only a tiny percentage of these ideas are actually in use or being implemented. Continue reading

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Are Wind Turbines Really Safe?

Changing wind power into electricity is the reason for deploying wind turbines. If you imagine an old-fashion plane propeller posted on top of an extremely high tower, this is exactly the way wind turbines appear. Electricity is produced by the generator, housed inside the turbine casing. Whenever the rotor is turned by the wind, the motor inside generates power. As with many types of power generators, magnets as well as copper wires comprise the motor and create a charge any time the rotor spins. Continue reading

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