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Lockheed Martin to Create Solar Powered Fuel Cells

In the past, the U.S. Army has estimated that about 70% of the material brought to battlefields, considered by weight, is fuel. That could all change now that Lockheed Martin has won a $3 million contract for solar jobs, creating and integrating solar panels to work with fuel cells. In war zones, the primary way of keeping computers, electronics and ...

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Why the Toyota Prius is the Best Eco-Friendly Car

Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius marked the beginning of practical hybrids. As versatile as it is green, the Prius can accommodate an eco-friendly family of five inside its spacious interior without sacrificing performance. If you’re interested in saving money and the environment, going electric could be the best option for you. Here are a few reasons why the Toyota Prius is the ...

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Pull the Plug on Energy Loss: Green Healing for Your Home & Wallet

All homeowners want to be comfortable in their own homes: warm in the winter, cool in the summer and happy when we open the gas and electric bills. About half of the energy we consume goes to heating and cooling our homes, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The most common residential energy sources are natural gas and electricity, ...

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Energy Efficient Windows Can Lower Your Electric Bill

Energy efficient glass presents a great option for both homeowners and business owners to save energy and reduce their electric bills during the summer and winter months. It may seem like a gimmick that an energy efficient glass can help keep rooms warm in the winter and cool in the summer, but it is the truth. Adding double glazed windows ...

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Three Green American Cities

Many high rises now seek LEED certification and integrate ecologically sensitive features into luxurious design. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is changing the way people think about the design, construction, maintenance and management of individual buildings and entire communities, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. Factors include air and water quality, efficient recycling and waste ...

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Top Five Wind Energy Companies to Work for

If you’re tired of watching your boss blow hot air and finally want to get into a career that will add some more wind to your sails, then wind jobs are an obvious choice at this point in your career. Even before you jump on the bandwagon of wind job seekers who are pursuing education, try contacting companies to find ...

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Ethanol vs. Oil: Who Will Win?

The newest catchphrase being bandied about the halls of regulatory buildings in Washington D.C. is the “ethanol blend wall.” The term represents a growing struggle between the lobbying efforts of the American Petroleum Institute and the Agricultural Retailers Association. At issue is the 2007 Renewable Fuel Standard congressional mandate that calls for the increased use of ethanol in fuel blends. ...

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