What is Biomass All About?

In order to know what biomass is all about, it is important to know what biomass is. Biomass is often referred to as “media” because it can be used for a variety of purposes. Biomass, as its name implies, is composed of microorganisms captured in a...

Wind Power Overtakes Nuclear in the United Kingdom

Over the years, critics of the use of renewable forms of energy have stated that renewable energy cannot provide the power necessary to meet the energy needs of the people. Some believe that coal, nuclear and gas generated electricity will be the mainstay of power...

Renewable Energy and the Future

Most of the developed nations in the world are working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. This is being done in order to help stave off the worst effects that might be experienced as a result of global climate change. A part of curbing greenhouse gas emissions...

Energy Storing Solar Cells

Renewable energy technology has long faced the problem of how to store the generated power. There is a great deal of research being carried out surrounding battery storage options but many are wary to go this path as there are some materials in a battery that are...

Offshore Wind Energy

Renewable energy has never been more prevalent in the United States. It is estimated that roughly thirteen percent of our power comes from renewable energy, but many feel this figure is not enough and that we need to look elsewhere for renewable power generation. This...

Things to Know Before Installing Solar Panels

Millions of U.S. homes are now powered by solar panels. Also known as solar cells, these panels create electricity from sunlight, which can be used to power a home’s electrical system. While installing solar panels is almost always a smart investment, there are...

How a Concrete Roof Was Created to Generate Solar Power

Solar and other sustainable sources of energy have reached mainstream levels, allowing consumers a range of options to reduce their carbon footprint. With this in mind, seamlessly integrating the technology into the urban fabric has become the next challenge for...

Renewable Energy is Here to Stay

Since the advent of electricity, the coal industry has been a cornerstone of American economy. Coal has employed countless white and blue collar workers, from miners to coal corporation executives. In the past decade, however, the number of jobs available in the coal...

A Few Easy Ways to Make a Business Green

Sustainability is a word that has been tossed around a number of times over the past ten years. It may seem to be a bit daunting when you stop to think about the number of ways your company could be wasting its resources. You might even be under the impression that...

Is Solar Power Truly Clean Energy

It is a fact that solar panels, unlike fossil fuels, emit no carbon dioxide or any other greenhouse gas. However, the issue with solar panels is found in the way they are manufactured. It takes a lot of energy to create a solar panel. Solar panels implement silicon,...