Alternative Fuels

5 Types of Renewable Energy

The world’s energy needs could be reduced by one-third by 2050 if individuals and corporations work to save energy now and begin relying on renewable energy sources provided by power companies and personalized adoption. Renewable energy allows you to tap into natural resources that are replenished as part of the normal life cycle. Cut a tree down to burn for heat, and ...

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Top Markets to Find Green Jobs

You’re part of the 70 percent of Americans who downright hate their jobs. Maybe you’re at the point where you are ready for change: You are willing to go anywhere to find a new job and give yourself a new lease on life, and landing a green job seems to be more promising than remaining stuck in your dead-end career ...

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Home of the Hottest Hybrid: American or Foreign Imports?

hybrid electric cars

Countries continue to compete in the automotive industry battling to develop the best hybrid. Superlative mileage, fluid controls, [read more]

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Vermont Furniture Industry Creates Thousands of Green Jobs

Vermont has a reputation for being one of the greenest states in the Union–and not just because it’s 80 percent covered by forests. Vermonters are big on green technology, green transportation and green living. It should come as no surprise that they’re making a name for themselves in the green furniture industry. According to the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association, the ...

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Are Power Companies on the Grid too Big to Fail?

In a recent article by Carter Eskew, a valid point is brought up about power companies being on the verge of downsizing due to more and more residences and businesses being energy sustaining. While Eskew paints the future in a bleak color in the article, does it really have to be as bad as the author suggests? Or could this be ...

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Recycled Cities can be the New Green Building Alternative

The threat of global warming is very real, and scientists are providing the world with fresh information every other day to reiterate this fact. Eminent personalities like Al Gore had help propel the need for sustainable living to the forefront, garnering interest for the subject from all quarters. Substantial study on green house gas emissions and their harmful interaction with ...

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Energy Jobs: Tax Credits for Green Energy Extended Through 2013

In the frantic rush to avoid toppling over the fiscal cliff, President Obama and Congressional Republicans scrambled to shake hands and extended tax credits for alternative energy sources, and for green energy jobs. Wind energy wasn’t the only winner, as the production tax credit was extended for one year. Geothermal, hydropower and biomass also benefit. Green energy industries other than ...

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