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Local Solar/Wind Power Generation Works

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In Palo Alto, CA, a medical foundation is putting their power where the need is. They are putting up a wind turbine from a new start-up company, and it will be installed at the foundation itself, which means it could be a money-maker for the foundation, and will certainly be a huge money-saver. Solar panels… »

How Much Do Solar Panels Cost?

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Whenever I see a question like this, my first answer is always, “It depends.” What factors determine cost?

* How much power do you need?
* How much sun does your location receive in an average year?

New Renewable Energy Investment: Brains

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This week’s Friday picker-upper comes from a CNN Money article about Bob Metcalfe, widely acclaimed as the ‘inventor’ of the internet. Mr Metcalfe has had many successes as innovator and entrepreneur, and he is now turning his creative sights on alternative energy, especially solar power… »

Calculate Your Solar Energy Savings

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The National Renewable Energy Labs has an online tool to help you calculate how much you might save by installing solar panels at your exact location. The program, entitled In… »

Solar Hot Water Trough Heater

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For the do-it-yourself crowd, there is a series of videos over at YouTube by a group called Green Power Science that you’ll be interested in seeing. The one below is… »

Renewable Energy Tax Incentives

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The end of the year is coming, and that means the last chance for new tax deductions for 2008. There has been a lot of press about federal and state… »