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“Clean Coal” Looking More Like a 21st Century Dinosaur

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Written by Tina Casey at Clean Technica

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seems to be making up for lost time when it comes to enforcing the Clean Water Act. That includes closing the door on mountaintop coal mining, also known rather delicately as mountaintop removal. In reality there is nothing delicate about it. The practice Check Out The Rest of ““Clean Coal” Looking More Like a 21st Century Dinosaur” →

Most Attractive States For Investing In Solar

Originally published on Cost of Solar. –> See how much money solar power could save you! There are a lot of ways to evaluate the attractiveness of a place for renewable energy or solar energy investment, and to evaluate the best solar states. Of… […]

Home Energy Savings - Windows and Doors

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Part 6
Windows and Doors

Windows can be one of your home’s most attractive features. Windows provide views, daylighting, ventilation, and solar heating in the winter. Unfortunately, they can also account for 10% to 25% of your heating bill. During the summer, sunny windows make your air conditioner work two to three times harder. If you live in the Sun Belt, look into
new solar control spectrally selective windows, which can Check Out The Rest of “Home Energy Savings – Windows and Doors” →

Home Energy Savings - 10 Tips To More Efficient Water Heating

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Here are 10 great tips on how to make your water heating system(s) more efficient.
Part 5
Water Heating

Water heating is the third largest energy expense in your home. It typically accounts for about 18% of your utility bill. There are four ways to cut your water heating bills:  Use less hot water,  turn down the thermostat on your water heater,   insulate your water heater,  or buy a new, more efficient water heater.

A family of four, each showering for 5 minutes a day, uses 700 gallons of water a week; this is enough for a 3-year supply of drinking water for one person. You can cut that amount in half simply by Check Out The Rest of “Home Energy Savings – 10 Tips To More Efficient Water Heating” →

U.S. Geothermal Inc. and Enbridge Inc. Host FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff at Ribbon Cutting of Oregon's First Commercial Geothermal Power Plant

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U.S. Geothermal Inc. NYSE MKT : HTM TSX : GTH Enbridge Inc. NYSE : ENB TSX : ENB September 06, 2013 11:30 ET VALE, OREGON–(Marketwired – Sept. 6, 2013) – U.S. Geothermal Inc. (NYSE MKT:HTM)(TSX:GTH) and Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB)(TSX:ENB) today will… […]

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