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    A National Energy Plan

    A National Energy Plan must include all the resources the US can bring to bear and lessen, reduce and eventually have no foreign energy dependence. This includes not only the resources we currently are not drilling for on land and under the sea. We need to utilize our...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    End American Dependence On Oil

    There are many topics swirling in my consciousness today; mainly dealing with where our country (USA) is going. Needless to say things are looking none too bright for America.  The economy is in tatters, and there is little sign of improvement. We have...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 29, 2009

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    Alternative Energy Systems - Any Advice Please!

    Hi. I'm hoping to move house this year and one of the first things I want to do is arrange an alternative or backup power supply. I'm probably going to have to do most of it on my own, but I know it's dangerous to mess with immersion elements in boilers so will probably end up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Oil Dependance Is The American Enemy

    The Nixon Administration, the Carter administration tried to get us off foreign oil.  One was systemically destroyed by controversy.  The other, Carter was mired in the Iran hostage crisis.  From that day forward, Americans have been entrenched in great...
    Shellfinder Shellfinder 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    Energy Talkradio At Alternativeenergy.com

    There is so much to say about the first global outreach on the radio, to promote energy, education and training at no charge! I was going to start EnergyTalk LIVE on BTR on my own; until I found AlternativeEnergy.com This viral network is entirely free, and allows to learn from...
    vinbeazel vinbeazel 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2008

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    Something New ... Haven't Heard Before For USA

    http://news.scotsman.com/latestnews/Scotland-to-build-world39s-first.4536146.jp   Scotland to build world's first 'wind farms under the sea' Published Date: 29 September 2008   Two tidal projects, each...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 7 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    BioFuel

    I have been interested in alternative energy ever since I heard about solar cells many years ago.  My current favorite (the one I think could make the biggest overall impact in the near term) is deriving biofuel from marine algae.  I started being interested in biofuel...
    WindingPath WindingPath 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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    Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion

    This process has intrigued me for some time. I was trying to explain the principal to a friend as he has had some experience with large turbo fans, being a maritime engineer, and now working in a coal powered power station. He said it couldn't be done for various reasons. In...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 5 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    What's So Hard About Alternative Energy?

    I remember seeing solar panels on houses while I was growing up, and feeling that , though there was a long way to go, that the world was moving in the right direction.  It's been more than 20 years.  ( I'm not positive about how far back that memory goes. )  I'm...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 8 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    A Brief Outline of Early 21st Century

    Alternative Energy Possibilities - In 2012 and 2013, I spent quite a bit of time on an international chat site engaging in chat about climate change adaptation and climate change mitigation, and my favorite chatter on the subject was a well-educated woman from Shanghai in China...
    m108rfd m108rfd 51-55, M Jan 4

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    Seven Words

    Nikola Tesla's Polyphase Alterating Current Electric Motor. That's it. Tesla's ACEM used energy it gathered from the air around it, to power a 1931 Pierce-Arrow, better than any internal combustion engine of the same era could. It never needed recharged, because it was...
    UnderlordZ UnderlordZ 18-21, M 2 Responses May 29, 2010

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    Wind and Solar Power.

    i have looked at some of those kits and they are just expencive  for my tast. i talked  to some of the neibors about getting togather and putting up a wind turban  and using the power  off it and selling the extra back to the power company  . the ...
    crazzyjohnblue1 crazzyjohnblue1 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 25, 2009

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    Solar Lights{part One}...&....Sleeping at Keyboard Dream{part Two}

      Part One. Several small solar panels power one dozen lights for me. Some lights illuminate the inside of  my hut,and others are small spotlights aimed at a difficult part of the path. A piffling drop in the bucket towards saving the planet... We must wrest...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    I Am

    But I can't afford electrical cars. So I still burn gas to commute.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    "CLEAN Green Power And.....

    CLEAN GREEN POWER IS POSSIBLE! A BOON AS WELL TO ECONOMY! NO OIL TIES! SUPPORT A GLOBAL/NATIONAL ENERGY INDEPENDENCE DAY ON NIKOLA TESLAS(1856-1943) BIRTHDFATE JUL.1OTH SEE THE TESLA SOCIETY AND GOOGLE FOR GLOBAL ENRGY INDEPENDENCE DAY Contact President Obma at comments...
    NEWPOWERMAN NEWPOWERMAN 61-65 1 Response Jan 10, 2009

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    A G.e.n.e. Green Energy,new Energy Day For the World

    HOW ABOUT A NATIONAL AND INTREANTIONAL ALTERNATIVE"CLEAN GREEN" ENERGY DAY ON JUL 10TH THE BIRTH ANNIVERSRAY OF GREAT ENERGY PIONEER NIKOLA TESLA (1856-1943)? MAYBE EVEN THE MONTH OIF JULY COULD BE A "ENERGY INDPENDENCE MONTH"? SUCH A GLOBAL ENERGY INDPENDENCE...
    teslafan teslafan 61-65 2 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    How To Add Alternitive Energy?

    Wonder why it's so expensive& hard to find ??? Have found things like solar air conditioners online but am not too keen on buying things like that online! A lot of us are intrested but would like to start small(test the waters) But how? Our govenments(Canadian...
    jettys jettys 56-60 2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    We Need to Think Outside the Box

    I watched a show on Cable that talked about all the different alternative energy options. They talked about different parts of the country and what type of alternative was a good place to use it and I was amazed.  I single state like AZ covered in solar cell could...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2008

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    We Can Do It If We Have The Political Will. . .

    From an article on a study coming out of Stanford:If someone told you there was a way you could save 2.5 million to 3 million lives a year and simultaneously halt global warming, reduce air and water pollution and develop secure, reliable energy sources – nearly all with...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    Alternate Energy

    I am really frustrated with the greed in the world.  Our society is still dependent on oil, why?  We have the technology to have free energy.  The truth is that OPEC in cooperation with the government wants to keep society dependent on oil like a drug addict.  They can...
    chrismark61 chrismark61 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    The Tide Is Turning

    I am extremely interested in alternative energy and sustainable living. While I do not yet have the resources to do much more than the most basic energy saving things, I read and watch everything that I can. It is absolutely shameful that this country, generally a leader in...
    racin4065 racin4065 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    Hey who here could use more energy during the

    day But is sick of the energy drink options In Stores or just likes to try some thing new if so message me I will tell you more :)
    rosiebloom rosiebloom 22-25, F Jul 6

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    ALTERNATIVE Energy Ow!

    HI! I'AM INTERESTD IN ALTERNATIVE RENEWABLE CLEAN GREEN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY,THE LIFE AND IDEAS OF NIKOLA TESLA(1856-1943) SETTING UP A GLOBAL ENERGY INDEPENDENCE DAY MORE.LOKE ART AND WRITING TOO! LET ME HEAR FROM YOU
    teslaman teslaman 61-65 Jan 12, 2008

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    Passive Home Design

      My goal isn't political, and I'm not really worried about the end of fossil fuels (the loss of the honey bee seems a much more imenent threat). For me, alternative energy just makes sense, and to not persue it seems ludicrous.   I live in Phoenix, where we have...
    Jamminman Jamminman 41-45 7 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    Alternative Energy Vs Fossil Energy

    oil and other fossil energy producing company, will never agreed with alternative energy, cos when alternative energy became cheap and mass, they'll bankrupt. so they'll do anything to hold their profit.
    Weepinguy Weepinguy 22-25, M Sep 5, 2013

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    Love Renewable Energy

    i am an individual scientist and searching joining scientific research laboratories for doing research
    nanahv7 nanahv7 70+, F Sep 9, 2013

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    Alternative Energy

    I know what solar energy, nuclear, wind powered, and coal powered energy is but alternative.  If it like a car alternator.  I'm confused.
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 Nov 15, 2008

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    An Open Letter to Preisdent Elect Obama "A National Energy Independence Day"

    President Obama, Congratulations on your election! Perhap's your adminstrations will consider a National Energy Independence day for July 10th?A day to spport sustaibale "CLEAN GREEN " energy, fuels and alternative powered vehicles? July 1oth would be a good day to proclaim a...
    NewEnergyGuy NewEnergyGuy 61-65 Dec 13, 2008

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    I Want Alternative Energy

    Fossil fuels: are nonrenewable, contribute to global warming and otherwise pollute, and sometimes cause fire/explosion (at the wrong place; they work by combustion).Oil, coal, and natural gas have a finite supply; they are gradually running out as we extract and use them. As...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    Very Interested

    My husband and I have a 10 acre farm in Arkansas and we are planning on building our on windmill for power.  Our electric company is not even our of our area where we live our electric company is our of Louisiana.  I never know from one day to the next what our...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    The nature of energy is such

    that it makes things happen. I am energy. I love energy. I radiate inspiration and energy. I have been radiant since the day I was born. It never goes away.. The challenge has been in learning how to take in the negative energy of the world and turn it into positive energy. I...
    SammyJD11 SammyJD11 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Yeah

    It's good for our world...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    I work in a lab developing biofuels

    so that's what I do day to day. I think algae is pretty cool.
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Here Is A New Petition For You Guys

    About renewable energy http://www.inforenewableenergy.com/category/bio-fuel/ http://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/allow-more-energy-exploration
    lea1307 lea1307 18-21, F Apr 17, 2012

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    I Personally Can Not Believ...

    I personally can not believe that we as a country can make spacecrafts that can orbit the galaxy but we have not invested in alternative energy.  It infuriates me that people turn their heads and say, well some day.  Then there are those that simply do not care...
    AlwaysHopeful AlwaysHopeful 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2008

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    Yep

    i dont know anything about electricity and gas and stuff but if youguys think it'll help i'd say lets go for it.
    NaturesFlame NaturesFlame 18-21, M Jun 24, 2013

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    I Think We All Should

    Especially here in the US, we are so dependent on fossil fuels.  There are some that make slight changes & that is a step in the right direction.  But, I am afraid if things don't start moving along faster we may be in big trouble.
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2008

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    Lawmaker Urges Probe Of Possible Energy Market Manipulation

    http://euniceshawn.blogspot.com/2013/09/lawmaker-urges-probe-of-possible-energy.html The chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee called Tuesday upon regulators to launch an investigation into possible manipulation of the market for ethanol credits. Sen. Debbie Stabenow...
    fritzlauren fritzlauren 26-30, M Sep 26, 2013

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    12-Year-Old May Hold Key to Solar Energy

    A 12 year old boy in Oregon has come up with a 3D solar cell design that could revolutionize the solar energy industry. Even if his idea doesn't work perfectly he has already shattered the traditional thinking of solar energy science by "thinking outside the box" and...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    Pros and Cons of Algae Based Energy

    These photos (see link at bottom) shows a recent Algae outbreak on the coast of China. As the earth heats up and rains increase, these kinds of algae blooms in coastal areas will become more and more common. They're a nuisance to fisherman, a threat to ocean life and a costly...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace 46-50, M 8 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    RECs may be sold, traded or bartered, along with the owner of the REC can declare to obtain bought renewable energy.This class is an entire bundle. It truly is built up of all the...
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    As a blessing in disguise rare moment, LED floodlight comes in the present electricity. Not only do they save a huge number of energy-but also help retain a greener earth...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F Sep 10

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    Humidity stage is measured via a gadget often called a hygrometer, initially conceived by Leonardo da Vinci while in the 1400s. Swiss physicist and geologist Bénédict de...
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    Just back from holiday, we had a demo on tantric massage - v cool! I was interested when he said that the real G spot for women is in their head! Also interested when he said...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    For anyone that's interested, in Casper, Wyoming this weekend there is going to be a holistic fair. There will be vendors, tarot readers, oracle card readers, energy therapy...
    MeenKalag MeenKalag 22-25, F Sep 7

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    The liberty Infinity Retractable Display screen can be a A lot-asked for new addition to our product or service selection to provide outstanding efficiency for giant doors & Home...
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    These two companies saw the sense in Benefiting from the slow nevertheless continual tempo with which the US housing sector is recovering. 2014 is a good 12 months for home...
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    Renewable energy certificates (RECs), also known as renewable energy credits, eco-friendly certificates, green tags, or tradable renewable certificates, characterize the...
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    RECs are established by condition legislation and so are A part of a regulatory process designed to create a economic market which acknowledges, quantifies and permits the...
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