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The Truth About Biofuels!

Oct 07, 2009 at 16:13 | Charles Kennedy

Just a few decades ago, “biofuels” were all the rage in the media, as many well respected “power pundits’ predicted that they would eventually prove to be a leading “vanguard”…

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Solar Energy - Are Our Expectations Too High?

Sep 25, 2009 at 15:59 | Editorial Dept

Since the mid 1960’s we have been hearing all the glorified reasons why solar energy is going to be the undisputed champion of cheap, renewable energy production that will save…

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Solar Energy - What is it and what does it promise?

Sep 18, 2009 at 16:47 | Editorial Dept

Using the sun to benefit society is nothing new and is something we have been doing for thousands of years, whether it’s starting fires, drying meat, or powering your house…

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A Beginners Guide to Renewable Energy

Jul 24, 2009 at 07:48 | Editorial Dept

Energy impacts every facet of our lives and as we have seen recently in the news and the recent spike in Oil Prices, the standard fossil fuels we have been…

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What exactly is Nuclear power and how does it work

Jul 24, 2009 at 07:48 | Editorial Dept

Nuclear power has once again found itself in the headlines, but this time it’s not for a disaster such as Chernobyl or three mile island, but as a potential saviour…

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Wind Power - A Renewable That’s Actually Delivering!

Jul 24, 2009 at 07:48 | Editorial Dept

Unlike it’s fellow alternatives such as Solar Energy & Tidal Power, wind power is actually delivering the sort of results we need to see if we are ever to wean…

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Fuel Cells - An Environmental Saviour or Just a Load of Hype

Jul 24, 2009 at 07:48 | Editorial Dept

A fuel cell is basically an engine that produces electricity. Which is not that different in it’s make up to its cousin, the standard battery. As the cells found within…

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Hydroelectric Energy Explained

Jul 24, 2009 at 07:48 | Editorial Dept

What is hydroelectric energy Hydroelectricity is basically electricity generated from the kinetic energy in moving water. It’s important to understand that the water doesn’t need to be falling, just…

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How Does Tidal Energy Work

Jul 24, 2009 at 07:48 | Editorial Dept

How Does Tidal Energy Work Tidal energy is energy obtained from changing sea levels (the tide moving from high to low and vice versa.) This renewable energy source has…

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A Guide to Geothermal Energy

Jul 24, 2009 at 07:48 | Editorial Dept

What is Geothermal energy Geothermal energy is produced by utilising the heat from water reservoirs deep underground which have been heated by hot magma that lies close to…

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