Home Energy Alternatives

Home Energy Alternatives

Blowing in the Wind, Baking in the Sun. My home energy (electric) bill runs about $400 a month during the summer, $200 a month during a short time in the fall and spring, and $300 a month during the winter. I literally salivate at the idea of producing my own home...
Solar Energy 101

Solar Energy 101

What is Solar Power? How Does it Work? The sun’s energy is what is known as radiant energy. The sun itself produces radiant energy through the process of nuclear fusion. Within the sun’s core intense heat and pressure cause helium and hydrogen atoms to...
History of Solar Power & Related Technologies

History of Solar Power & Related Technologies

There’s no doubt about it: the utilization of solar power is definitely on the rise these days. Many homeowners and corporations have realized that with a bit of initiative and investment, tapping into the limitless power of the sun can save a lot of money in...
Ethanol as Alternative Fuel

Ethanol as Alternative Fuel

What’s All the Hubbub About This Alternative to Gasoline? Recently, investors are campaigning to use more alternative fuels. One is ethanol, a gas additive. This article describes what ethanol is, how it is used, and how you can make your own. Ethanol is a grain...
Going Green: Alternatives in Many Industries

Going Green: Alternatives in Many Industries

Clean Technologies Coming of Age What has caused me endless surprise and amazement is that many people have no knowledge of some (if not most) of this information I’m about to share. By writing this article I hope to change that to some degree. There are many...
Best Forms of Alternative Energy

Best Forms of Alternative Energy

For too long, oil has been used as the major source of energy in most countries in the world. While this fuel will be around for a while, it is important for people to start thinking about some of the best forms of alternative energy. This is because oil will not last...