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Energy Consumption of the Internet – Technological and Environmental Benefits of Green Web Hosting

People have been using the internet for a long time now but are they aware of how much energy that one click of the mouse consumes? Maybe not. The internet is a reliable source of information and a faster way of communication that people use for personal and/or business reasons. It is a technology that people cannot do without, making ...

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10 Ways to Save Energy This Holiday Season

Splurging is a deep-rooted part of the winter holidays. Whether you’re purchasing dozens of presents, serving enormous feasts or putting enough lights on your house for it to be seen from space, the holiday season can really bloat your waistline as well as your carbon footprint and energy bills. Here are 10 easy ways to save energy and make the ...

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4 Proven Strategies to Cut Energy Costs This Winter

Ninety percent of American homeowners will pay more for heating this year due to higher fuel and electricity costs, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports. The agency estimates that the average household heating with natural gas will spend $679 total between October and March, representing a 13 percent price increase over last year. Meanwhile, for the same time period, propane-heated homes ...

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Rising Sun: The Slow Transition to Solar Power

Moving toward a solar energy world is the goal for many environmentalists. But the road to a golden radiation energy scenario is fraught with economic issues. With all the excitement in the industry, the big question remains: Can the long-term promise of renewable energy shift down to common, everyday use by homeowners and businesses? For the most part it can, ...

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The Smart Grid and Green Energy

Our current standard for energy production and distribution has long been outdated. We rely predominantly on coal, nuclear, and natural gas as a means to provide energy to the majority of those living in the United States. Costs to produce energy from these means have taken a significant toll on our environment. The distance between energy producers and consumers, along ...

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Mauritius: Taking the Green Initiative

With beautiful turquoise water, white sandy beaches, magnificent flora and fauna as well as some stunning hotel resorts, the island of Mauritius is the holiday destination of choice for many travellers. While resting and relaxing under clear blue skies and blazing sunshine, this tropical paradise certainly seems a million miles from home. However, an influx of tourists requires more energy ...

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Why Generating Electricity from Solar Energy Means Less Consumption of Fossil Fuels

Solar parks, solar panels on rooftops and even solar panel laden streetlights have become common sights virtually all around the globe. Even though solar energy is nearly not as popular as grid power, it is being looked at as a feasible means of acquiring electricity as fossil fuel rates around the world have already begun to soar and global supplies ...

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