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…

10 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,…

10 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.…

10 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…

10 months ago

Why Recycle?

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

8 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

9 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…

9 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…

10 months ago