Hybrid Cars? How About Hybrid Power Plants?

Posted on October 04, 2010, by All Energy

Hybrid energy systems are emerging in both utility-scale plants and on-site generation applications, wedding green technology with fossil fuels or other renewables to enhance supply and cut emissions.

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Energy vs. IT

Posted on September 20, 2010, by All Energy

The information age has been mind boggling. We have seen technology soar, innovation take hold, and new technologies pop up before the one before it has even left the shelves. It's like the idea of Moores Law. Technology will better itself every two years, but what was Moore really talking about? He was looking at the circuit and how they could double the number of circuit's on a board every two years. Many people believe that they can apply this same level of advancement we have seen in the IT Revolution to the Energy Revolution and in particular, renewable energy. The bottom line is that Energy and IT are not the same and the level of innovation will not happen on such a short timeline. Think of energy as Evolution... it's going to take a while.

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How All Energy Solar Makes Going Green Easy

Posted on September 20, 2010, by All Energy

When was the last time you looked at your electric bill and said to yourself, "hmm, i'm happy paying all this money to the utility company," or went through your house and instead of turning everything off, you start flipping on the switch to everything? Lets be realistic... if you are a homeowner your goal is to reduce the cost of your electric bill, and homeowners looking to save money on electricity by greening their home face 3 big obstacles.

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Mid-West Eco Experience

Posted on September 07, 2010, by All Energy
Since 2006 the Minnesota State Fair has been promoting the Eco Experience. The Eco Experience showcases renewable energy and exhibits on air, water, land, green buildings, organic agriculture and local foods.  In 2010, the exhibit won a Minnesota Renewable Energy Society award for its efforts to promote sustainable energy.
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Communities go solar together, save money

Posted on September 07, 2010, by All Energy
Nancy Arntson spent a year thinking about installing solar panels at her Salem, Ore., home.
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Recovery Act Will Have Doubled American Renewable Power by 2012

Posted on August 27, 2010, by All Energy

According to a study unveiled today by Energy Secretary Chu and VP Joe Biden, the US is on-track to achieve the three major renewable energy goals that the Energy Department set out to achieve with the $90 billion in Recovery Act investments in science, technology and innovation projects across the country.

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Lowering the Cost of Solar Through Community Programs

Posted on August 23, 2010, by All Energy
As a determined individual you can do just about anything, but combine the efforts of many determined individuals and they can change the course of history. It's an amazing phenomenon when a group of people get together to change something. There is real power in that, and when used for the right reasons, real change.
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How Solar Impacts Your Home Value

Posted on August 23, 2010, by All Energy

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Rotating Solar Home Generates More Power Than It Uses

Posted on August 20, 2010, by All Energy
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The 411 on 25 years of Minnesota energy policy...and what we need to do now

Posted on August 20, 2010, by All Energy
Over the last two decades, Minnesota has experienced a dramatic change in our energy use and energy policies. We are closer than ever to achieving a new energy economy using homegrown resources that create jobs, protect our air and water, and strengthen our state's economy and communities. However, there is still much that needs to be accomplished to reach our state, regional, and national clean energy and global warming pollution reduction goals. Looking back, what are some of the biggest energy changes and successes for Minnesota over the past 25 years, and more importantly, what steps need to be taken to continue to improve the way we use energy and our energy policies?
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