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Driving Down Global Costs Of Solar Energy Posted By : Paschal Phelan

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400

Increasing global energy demands have ensured that driving down the cost of producing electricity has become an imperative. Coupled with a strong push to combat climate change, worldwide people have turned to renewable energy as the solution to the current energy challenges that the world faces. But, are renewable energy solutions a realistic and affordable alternative to traditional energy supplies?

The Difference That Renewable Energy Makes Posted By : Paschal Phelan

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

In a recent announcement by Futuregrowth Asset Management, the company revealed that it would be suspending funding to South Africaas coal industry until it develops environmentally sustainable methods of operating. This coupled with the continuation of escalating construction costs of the Medupi and Kusile coal-fired plants, which are between five and ten years behind schedule, brings to the fore the need to concentrate on the provision of clean green energy rather than traditional adirtya energy options.

What Is Solar Irradiation And How Does It Make South Africa An Excellent Location For Solar Facilities? Posted By : Paschal Phelan

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

The sun emits radiation that travels to the earth. This radiation we call solar energy. The solar energy is transmitted as electromagnetic radiation of various wavelengths. Before the solar energy reaches the earth it has to travel through the earthas atmosphere. During this time the energy transmitted is reduced by, for example, absorption, scattering and reflection mechanisms due to the content of the earthas atmosphere, pollution, cloud cover, etc.

Learn the Ins and Outs of Solar PV Plants Posted By : Paschal Phelan

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

According to Paschal Phelan, solar power is an internationally hot topic at the moment with Teslaas takeover of Solar City, Perth leading a trial to let people with solar panels sell excess energy to each other, and the Havas Horizons study showing that solar power ranks as the most promising investment in Africa. South Africa has had its own success story with Solar Capital opening the largest solar farm in the Southern Hemisphere, Africa and the Middle East earlier this year.

Turning Back The Damage Done To The Ozone Layer Posted By : Paschal Phelan

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

The ozone layer is part of the Earth's atmosphere that contains ozone - a naturally occurring molecule containing three oxygen atoms. Not only does the ozone layer protect our planet from the Sunas harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation that bombards the planet on a daily basis, but through the absorption of this radiation it helps to warm our stratosphere - ultimately supporting and sustaining life on our planet.

Mattress Recycling Issues and Process Posted By : Michael Coates

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400

The sad and humble mattresses have become the most commonly dumped items. There are about 1.25 million mattresses sent to landfill each year in Sydney alone, and audits of Councilas Cleanup service identify them as one of the most popular rubbish collection items. The average mattress in a landfill takes up to 0.75 cubic meters of space and contains 12.5 kg of steel, 2 kg of wood and 1.5 kg of foam.

Why To Get Professional Help On Household And Commercial Rubbish Removal Posted By : Michael Coates

Thu, 26 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400

"If you wonder whether or not someone is too good for you, I'd advise going through their trash. No one looks superior after that", is quoted by Ally Carter, the famous novelist; but we advise, why give anyone a chance to have a glance! Get a professional help to clean up your mess in the most efficient way. However, ignoring the jocular satire in the previous sentence, acquiring professional rubbish collectors help with your rubbish amassing ordeal proves extremely useful and eases the cumbersome task.

Fluoride In Water: Be Aware Of What You Drink Posted By : Marianne B. Conway

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400

The water we use and drink has natural minerals and substances in it. Minerals like sodium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, arsenic and fluoride are just few. We consume these minerals as we use and drink water. Some of these minerals are good for our body and our body needed them for nourishment.

The Benefits of Water Filters in Filtering Toxic Matters from Our Drinking Water Posted By : Marianne B. Conway

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400

There are several reasons why we need water filters in our drinking water. There are a lot of harmful elements that are present in our water. Please read this article to understand what is in your water and why a Water Filter or filtered water is essential.

Global Warming Affects Sea Life Posted By : Govind Kumar

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

There was a CMFRI (Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute of India) report that Global Warming affects fish production. Co2 emissions are more. The Carbon Dioxide combines with ocean water and forms Carbolic Acid. This increases the acidity levels of the ocean water and affects fish.

Sheffield Solar Power Posted By : Rave Dagan

Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

In April 2010 Feed-In Tariffs were introduced to the UK. This dramatically increased the amount of companies installing solar panels Sheffield and solar panels UK. This also made many more people become interested in getting solar panels and solar panels Sheffield installed on the roofs of their homes. However, many people do not know about the Feed-In tariffs and what an astounding impact they are having on the renewable energy industry in the UK.

Birmingham Solar Power Posted By : Rave Dagan

Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Birmingham is leading the way in its quest to become more environmentally friendly through increased use of renewable energy. At the end of September 2010, Birmingham city council announced that it would be installing PV (Photovoltaic) solar panels in Birmingham on 10,000 council houses. This is having a positive impact on a number of different sectors in the local economy.

Liverpool Solar Power Posted By : Rave Dagan

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Liverpool landlords are being invited to help the city go green in an enterprise that will affect the entire city. Halton Housing Trust, One Vision and Helena Homes, the housing associations that are responsible for managing 46,300 homes between them have been asked to join Liverpool Mutual Homes and Liverpool Council in providing PV (photovoltaic) solar panels to as many houses as possible before March 2012. Learn how solar energy Liverpool could help you.

Solar Energy In Scotland Is Loaded With Savings Posted By : Rave Dagan

Sat, 03 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

The Scots are renowned for their ability to know exactly what's what when it comes to making savings, and energy efficiency comes top of many people's lists. This can only be for the good when it comes to solar energy in Scotland because the Government are rewarding communities and households for taking control of their energy with hard cash. In this article, we're going to look at how becoming eco friendly and innovative with your energy consumption doesn't have to be a costly experience.

Ten Simple Ways To Go Green Posted By : Sam Braidley

Fri, 26 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Climate change, pollution and rampant irresponsible energy usage are all things that should concern every person on this planet. Each of these major points can be influenced by the actions of individuals, so it is in everyone's best interests to begin practising eco-friendly lifestyles. This is no longer something that we should consider optional-it should be a necessity. Here are ten helpful hints on green living that will make a positive effect on our natural environment.

What Green Friendly Apps Are Available? Posted By : Tracy Stewart

Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400

It seems as though everyone is going green in one form or another. Either you hear about someone trying a better or honest natural organic drink or food to someone purchasing solar power kits for their emergency backup units or camping trips. And now consumers are even getting into the mobile side of things with green and solar apps.

Green Energy Generator Homemade Electricity - Pros and Cons of Wind Powered Generators Posted By : Isaac K. Jones

Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Research in wind power has now intensified because of its innate advantages over other power generators. With this increase in interest in wind energy and alternative energy sources as a whole, our future will become brighter and more and more remote areas will eventually enjoy the benefits of clean electric energy. In an electricity-dependent world, power supplies must provide the required electricity for communities and businesses. Wind powered generators might just be the solution for power shortages.

12 Things To Look For In A Stack Testing Company Posted By : Brian Mellor

Wed, 20 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Stack testing companies specialize in air emissions testing for compliance with standards and test methodologies set out by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Manufacturing and processing industries such as Pulp and Paper, Cement, Pharmaceutical, and Petrochemical, use a large variety of air emissions sources -- like baghouses, boilers, engines, heaters, incinerators, lime kilns, regenerative thermal oxidizers, turbines, and many more -- all of which require testing for air quality compliance.

The Recycling Of Waste Involves A Number Of Key Fields Posted By : Gary Mattock

Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Waste Recycling And Skip Hire has been on the market to each individual and business in all the UK and so removes all excuses when not disposing of the waste in a best responsible means. Assistance are at hand to advice individuals and businesses pick your appropriate size with regard to a skip hire for the rubbish whether the contents are for rubbish recycling or possibly for landfill, if appropriate.

Safe Environment by Trash Removal Posted By : Harry Ken

Sat, 09 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

The compilation of trash or garbage is a major contribution to keeping the environment clean and unpolluted. Nearly each day tons of trash and garbage and rubbish are discarded by us. If the wastes are not disposed of or recycled perfectly, earth will get messy by waste and pollution soon. Therefore garbage removals are vital. There are lots of reasons to start such a service provider of solid waste from both your residential and commercial regions.

Waste Collection: An Important Part Of Waste Management Posted By : Gardner Wilkinson

Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

So you've just watched 'The 11th Hour' which shows just how much damage pollution has caused to our planet. Now you want to do your part to save the Earth and the best place to start is at home itself. Waste management is the perfect method of getting rid of your garbage in an eco-friendly manner.

How To Recognise A Good Waste Collection Company? Posted By : Gardner Wilkinson

Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Every residence and business complex generates a lot of waste on daily basis. In fact, places that are visited by large number of people, like theaters, stations and public utility corners generate a huge amount of rubbish. There are many firms that offer rubbish or waste removal services. A house owner could easily hire the services of such companies and get the rubble cleared from his house.

Needs Of A Skip Hire In Buckingham Posted By : Gardner Wilkinson

Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

When you have a construction or landscaping job going on in your home, the rubbish just keeps piling up doesn't it? While you are thinking of just how to manage all that earth, stone and concrete that's collecting, your neighbours begin to show some displeasure at the pile spoiling the vista. This is exactly the kind of situation when you need a skip hire! Buckingham in south west England is a small but extremely beautiful city.

All About Skip Hire Posted By : Gardner Wilkinson

Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

If you want your house and the surrounding area to remain clean then you should call up a waste management company as soon as possible. In addition to disposing of garbage, they can also provide you with other options such as skip hire. Banbury residents always make sure that their waste is collected and disposed in an appropriate manner.

Renewable Energy Wind Farms Are A Growth Industry Posted By : Kristin Reeves

Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

The potential for growth of the global wind energy producing industry is on the rise. It is clean and renewable and the supply is virtually infinite. It is produced domestically and more importantly today, the generation of wind power is economically and climatically viable compared to the use of fossil fuels. The advantages of wind energy far outweigh the disadvantages.