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  • ... Commons License In order to promote the development of a renewable energy infrastructure, many governments have passed laws that ... of  renewable  energy in a region's energy generation  portfolio , are referred to as Renewable Portfolio Standards ...
  • ... Related[scald=38279:kl_image_original_context] Explainer : Renewable Portfolio Standards ALEC is best known for ... last few days might affect ALEC's efforts to rescind them.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in ...
  • ... energy budget comes from burning fossil fuels. A renewable energy solution to transportation energy use is thus both crucial, ... straightforward way to convert our transportation to a renewable energy base would be to reorganize our cities and towns so that ...
  • ... process of recycling. There's a priority list in the renewable energy world too. It's all well and good to shift our energy habits ... doing without. Privation. Freezing in the dark. The good news is that we can conserve energy without giving up much in the way of ...
  • ... facilities require very little land compared to other renewable energy generating plants. Also unlike most renewable sources of energy, geothermal offers the possibility of base load ...
  • ... "distributed generation" comes up a lot in discussions of renewable energy, but its meaning isn't particularly easy to guess at. Most ... transmission, and consumption. As we note in our explainer on The Grid, the traditional electricity transmission model ...
  • ... the exception of geothermal and tidal energy, most renewable energy is solar at its root. Wind is caused by the sun heating the ... designs, powers a turbine. According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, power towers are somewhat more efficient at ...
  • ... factor | Photo: K Ali/Flickr/Creative Commons License News stories about renewable energy installations -- or other power plants, for that matter -- ... available to it. Sadly, that's not precisely right. When news stories or press releases refer to a power plant's megawattage, they are ...
  • KCET.ORG LAUNCHES 'REWIRE' TRACKING  RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIABurbank, CA - August ... covering the California environment, shares the latest news concerning all aspects of renewable energy. From the effects of wind ... can learn about all renewable energy topics with " explainers ", which provide definitions of frequently used terms such as ...
  • ... lunch, as the old saying goes, and that's as true in the renewable energy world as anywhere else. Every means of making energy has its ... installing rooftop solar. The concept is referred to in renewable energy circles as "energy return on energy invested," or EROEI, and ...

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