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Solar energy is good for your wallet, and good for your environment

In a world still recovering from economic depression, it’s easy to see why people are becoming more interested in saving money. Money is a little tighter and the average American researches products and services heavily before they decide to make a commitment and buy it. Also influencing their decision is the growing concern over climate change and ways to mitigate the rising issues associated with it. Switching from gas and electric power to solar power and other alternative energy sources might be one of the ways that you can save money while also decreasing your carbon footprint.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 22, 2014 at 9:33 am

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Brain-driven hybrid car designed by Indian students

Many automobile companies have been working on futuristic car that you would be able to operate through your brain or mere thoughts. We have probably seen specimens of these brain-driven cars in futuristic Hollywood movies, and now a group of Indian students has created a prototype as part of their college project.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 20, 2014 at 7:26 am

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Using solar power for energy needs of your business premise profitably

The government is seriously treating the energy crisis faced globally and in order to promote the usage of alternative sources of energy, it is offering numerous subsidies and concessions. For power needs within business premises, solar energy is being opted for increasingly. Solar power utilizes sunrays that are captured on solar panels that are mounted on the rooftops to capture solar energy.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 13, 2014 at 10:14 am

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Top Eco-friendly Destinations of Europe

If you are looking for an eco-friendly destination in Europe, look no further. Check out this list of destinations.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 3, 2014 at 10:36 am

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Factories that have started using solar power seriously

You probably have read or heard how industrialization has damaged our environment. The factories around the world are responsible for churning out daily staples and necessary products without which we cannot imagine life. Industrialization may have contributed to the rising rates of environment pollution but it has also helped in the progress of the human race. Thankfully, factory owners and industrialists around the world have become more eco-conscious than before and now they are ready to embrace solar power for running their factories. Solar power is a renewable source of energy and it is also environment friendly. In this article, you will find out info about the factories that are […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 25, 2013 at 5:04 am

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Seats that harness solar power to charge your gadgets

Scientists and designers are looking at new technologies to produce eco-friendly renewable sources of energy. Solar energy is the cheapest and is easily available, so why not to harness sunlight and use the solar energy to charge our gadgets! Nowadays, there are a number of solar powered seats available in the market that harnesses solar energy to charge our gadgets. Let’s have a look at a few such seats.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 23, 2013 at 7:27 am

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Strange and fascinating use of solar power

The sun is an amazing and never ending source of renewable energy. It is the ultimate source of energy and life force. The plants turn the solar energy into usable static energy through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis provides food and energy to all animals and humans on the face of earth. Directly or indirectly we all are dependent on the sun for energy. The solar power is being experimented with so that it can be used in many different ways. These experiments have resulted into new and fascinating usage of solar power. Seven wonderful examples of bizarre use of solar power are described in the following.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - November 21, 2013 at 10:38 am

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Seven steps to set up a solar power generator

If you want to join the global green revolution, start from your home. Set up a small-scale power generator to make the most of the solar energy. Find below a 7-step guide for coming up with a photovoltaic cell generator unit:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 31, 2013 at 11:29 am

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Manitoba Couple Builds Eco-friendly ‘Earthship’ House

A Manitoba couple is building one of the first-ever “earthships” on the Prairies. It’s an eco-friendly house constructed with old tires, pop cans and glass bottles. Kris Plantz and Nicole Bennett are putting the finishing touches on their house which, once complete, will be made primarily of earth, concrete and recycled materials. Packed with dirt, 1,200 old tires are the bricks of their “earthship” – an off-the-grid home made of recycled materials, in which the main source of heat is the sun.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 7, 2013 at 10:24 am

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Top 10 countries that rely on solar power to meet their energy needs

 The concept of solar power has been around since a long time. Earlier when technology for harnessing solar energy was not so well developed, there were not many takers for solar power installations. But now with new technology and some encouragement from various governments, solar power has many takers. Solar energy can be harnessed by various means such as using photovoltaic panels, and also by using certain materials which are favorable to storing solar energy, by orienting building to Sun, and so on. Solar energy is clean, so many countries are encouraging their citizens to use it. If you think that the countries with bright sunshine and clear skyline will […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 8, 2013 at 9:58 am

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