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  • Algae Biofuel
    ...algae fuels are an alternative to commonly known biofuel sources, such as corn and sugarcane. Several companies and government agencies are funding efforts to reduce capital and operating costs and make algae fuel production commercially viable...Read More. 
  • Biofuels
    Biofuels are combustible fuels created from recently living plant matter as opposed to ancient plant matter in hydrocarbons.  The term biofuel is usually used to reference liquid fuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel that are used as replacements for transportation fuels like petroleum, diesel, and jet fuel. 
  • Renewable Biofuels
    ...Our current levels of consumption, resource usage and seemingly ever increasing pollution calls for drastic changes. One of the areas of highest hopes for curbing some of these earth damaging areas is biofuels. This special type of fuel is derived from biomass, so it has been helping to lessen our dangerous overdependence on petroleum based fuels which are not only not renewable, they are also among the top polluters of our planet...Read More. 
  • Solar Energy Basics
    Solar is the Latin word for sun—a powerful source of energy that can be used to heat, cool, and light our homes and businesses...Read More.
  • The Two Types of Solar Energy, Photovoltaic and Thermal
    Like water and air, the Sun is one of the Earth’s life support systems, providing heat and light. Solar energy, which is renewable, widely available and clean, provides enough energy to meet the world’s annual consumption needs every 50 minutes. The challenge is to collect a share – however small – of this heat and radiant energy.
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