Monthly Archives: January 2012

How Solar Panels Work

By Greg Whitburn Solar panels work through what is called a photovoltaic process - where radiation energy (photo) is absorbed…

3 months ago

Parts of a Wind Turbine

The main equipment needed to harness wind energy is a wind turbine – consisting of a tower, frame, turbine blades,…

3 months ago

Wind Energy Facts

According to the United States Department of Energy (DOE), wind energy is the most rapidly advancing source of energy worldwide.…

3 months ago

How A Solar Water Heater Works

By Greg Whitburn Water heating is a great place to begin cutting back on fossil fuel consumption. Water heating is…

3 months ago

Why Recycle?

By Greg Whitburn Like anyone, I hate being told what to do. The intention of this article is not to…

7 years ago

Green Cleaning Products

Green cleaning products refer to products that are environmentally friendly. The main characteristics of green cleaning products is that they…

3 months ago

Green Building Materials

By Greg Whitburn Green building materials is an umbrella term for building materials that are manufactured using sustainable practices and…

3 months ago

Alternative Energy Sources

By Greg Whitburn Alternative energy sources refers to non-fossil fuel energy, normally electricity. As the price of oil and other…

3 months ago

13 Fundamental Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Energy

By Greg Whitburn Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular as the world takes notice of the burgeoning carbon emission problems…

2 months ago

How does wind energy work?

By Greg Whitburn Wind is a clean and infinite energy source which is immune to the fluctuations and volatility of…

2 months ago

Photovoltaic Efficiency Explained

By Greg Whitburn The term photovoltaic literally means light producing electricity. Turning photo (light) into voltaic (electrical current), is the…

3 months ago