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Blowing away the alternative: a case for wind power
July 7, 2008 · 2 Comments

Following up on his previous post, Wiess Energy Hall Master Docent Julian Lamborn shares his case for the further development of wind power in the US:  photo credit: s2art If coal-fired power stations were to be forced to sequester their greenhouse gases then production of electricity from wind generators would be cheaper than from coal.  There are […]

Paul’s Fourth of July Picnic Piñata
July 4, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

A Smörgåsbord of Alternative Energy Treats à la Carte Sure to Set Off Some Fireworks! photo credit: Sarah Camp Independence Day is here, and it’s time to fire up the grill with a few tasty bites from the overflowing pantry of alternative energy. For an appetizer, dig into some ocean algae that may one day […]

The world’s oldest alternative energy source
June 27, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

As oil reaches a new record of $143 per barrel today, I think it’s safe to say that energy – and possible alternatives to fossil fuels – are topics on everyone’s mind. Before the development of fossil-fuel based energy technology, wind-power wasn’t an alternate form of energy – it was just the way things were […]



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