Let's face one MAJOR FACT: The reason why Obama got elected is MAINLY due to to the fact(s) that many Republicans and Republican industry leaders really screwed up, and did NOT abide by true Republican principles.
When people get ripped off - - and they clearly see who is ripping them off, and when they have to pay the bill - - - they simply respond.
Add to this McCaine's ignorance about environmental issues, and for many voters that left only one choice.
And now, instead… Continue
Recent estimates put the Marcellus Shale gas reserves at over 500 trillion cubic feet. Yes that's a lot... But getting it out may compromise water wells across NY and PA. It's a tough environmental choice - better to burn gas than coal, but at what price? You can read more at http://geology.com/articles/marcellus-shale.shtml.
Christmas has had a long and varied history. It has been celebrated for centuries by different people, at different times, in different places, and in many different ways. Here you will find links to information about the different ways that the holiday we know as Christmas has been celebrated, or not celebrated, over the…Continue
Posting note: The first few paragraphs may have more politics than useful information. Endure and read further. I can only hope that we haven't traded valuable assets for empty promises but it sounds like we might be getting some good technology.
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What a humiliating failure the President’s Asian trip was. Not only did the President make the… Continue
Kenai regulates turbines
By Andrew Waite | Peninsula Clarion
Kenai is doing more than any other city in the state in terms of encouraging wind turbine development within city limits, a leader in Alaska wind energy installation said.
On Nov. 4, the Kenai City Council passed an ordinance establishing the rules for building generators in the city. Nadia Daggett, Alaska Wind Industries' owner called it the most progressive set of urban wind turbine regulations… Continue
Added by Nadia on November 25, 2009 at 1:28pm —
EAST HARTFORD — - T. Boone Pickens, an oil and natural gas billionaire and financier who has spent more than $50 million promoting natural gas and wind farms, charmed a crowd at Augie and Ray's Drive In before preaching the gospel of alternative sources of energy to dozens of business executives at Goodwin College.
U.S. Rep. John Larson, who invited Pickens to East Hartford, says using natural gas in cars and trucks is a good step… Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on November 25, 2009 at 8:42am —
There's even less time for humanity to try to curb global warming than recently thought, according to a new in-depth scientific assessment by 26 scientists from eight countries. Sea level rise, ocean acidification and the rapid melting of massive ice sheets are among the significantly increased effects of human-induced global warming assessed in the survey, which also examines the emissions of heat-trapping gases that are causing the climate change.
Nick Chambers, Editor, Gas2.org, November 23rd, 2009
The all-electric Mitsubishi i-MiEV isn’t set to hit U.S. shores for another 18 months, but already the company is considering selling a gas version of the car alongside its battery-powered sibling in the U.S. to compete in the same segment as the Smart Car.
Both electric and gas versions of the i car are already on sale in Japan. There, the gas version uses a tiny 660cc… Continue
Silvia Christel, Daniel Englande, Greentech Media, November 16, 2009
2010 Technology and Market Analysis- Executive Summary
Concentrating Photovoltaics (CPV) continues to generate interest and investment worldwide as a unique solution for large-scale commercial and utility-scale solar power generation. This report, building on research conducted in 2008 by the Prometheus Institute and GTM Research, takes a freshly detailed look at the specific… Continue
Why doesn't Honda advertise their beautiful Natural gas car the GX? I have two of them and a home filler. I economically fill both cars for $60.00 per month and I and my employees drive all over Los Angeles county with them. They are lovely little cars. They continue to advertise all the gasoline drinkers, and the same old stuff, or the 'pie in the sky' future stuff like hydrogen cars that there is no way to fill now.
We must use the best things that we have now. Get the gasoline… Continue
Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers sees the utility owning and controlling solar panels and energy management systems in customers’ homes. Jim Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy, wants to own every piece of the smart grid, all the way down to the energy portals in customers' homes and the solar panels on their roofs.
After all, the utility is developing the technology to make all those… Continue