The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out. Here's a green energy infograph!
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Hydroelectric power can also be used without a dam to generate electricity for home scale remote power systems. These so-called micro-hydro installations can be a very good complement to a solar power system, as they produce electricity 24 hours a day.
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Amazing glass that tints on demand is now solar powered | We heard about this glass that tints according to how much light it is exposed to; now it is being run on solar power! [Solar Power: http://futuristicshop.com/category/solar_power/ Future Energy: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-energy/]
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New net-zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec generates all its own energy
The North Carolina prefab builders at Deltec launched a line of affordable net-zero energy homes last year to great fanfare from off-grid buffs around the U.S. Now we’re thrilled to see them introduce a brand new design to this collection; a charming, classically-styled Solar Farmhouse with all of the old-fashioned curb appeal, plus the futuristic technology that makes this home achieve net-zero energy.
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