Every year, as soon as it gets cold, you turn on your furnace. When that next energy bill comes from your electric or gas company, the price is astronomical. It is more than you afford and it is more than the bill was at the same time last year. Why do these utility companies charge so much? There are two reasons for this. One, because few companies take advantage of cheap, renewable energy resources such as solar and wind power. And two, utility companies charge high prices because they can.
When you look at what is happening around the developed world, you see very similar economic issues, mostly tied to debt. Along with Greece, other European countries are also struggling with the real potential of economic calamity.
In order to meet this demand, we will have to focus on research and then development of energy technologies that are not only sustainable, but profitable.
You’ve heard the term, but what exactly do they mean when they talk about power sources of energy? Well, in a nutshell, it means an energy source that won’t run out, ever.
The numerous rivers in the state provide most of the water needs of the residents, as well as hydropower energy. In addition to this, many of these rivers are designated “Blue Ribbon” trout fishing rivers, drawing anglers from around the world.
William Bailey took the idea of solar heated water and separated the water tank from the solar collector. William did this in California in 1909. Why was this significant? It kept the water warm during the night and that is the basis for solar water heaters today!
If we are all building our own solar panels at home, there is a good chance that we can reduce the effects of global warming. This is because less fossil fuel will be burnt as renewable energy generators take their place.