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Cost Effective Electricity Savings 1° (1 reply)

‘Micro-generation’ simply put utilizing renewable energy at a home/household level. Otherwise known as ‘Green Energy’. Formulating a plan of action that suits your households situation is also driven by the householders motives, usually one or a combination of wanting to; save money, reduce your households environmental impact, or improve the ...

Started by Michael S. in April 2011, about Energy Saving

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Solar Solutions 3° (3 replies)

Hey everyone, my family and I are trying to raise support for an environmental campaign we have. In short it is to reduce pollution and carbon emissions that are ruining our environment and the air everyone is breathing. I'm sure most of you already know a bit about it... But ...

Started by David S. in January 2012, about Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Pollution, Solar

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Converting my car to run on biodiesel?? 5° (5 replies)

What are the necessary steps for me to convert my car to run on biodiesel? What are the prices, parts, and labor involved?

Started by Riley Smith in July 2008, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Energy Saving, Transport

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Is there such a thing as green power? 16° (11 replies)

In reality there is no such thing as 'green' electricity if you get your electricity out of the national grid. I work with a very cool company called Powershop.co.nz, New Zealand's (and the world's for that matter) first online electricity shop. Their ambition is to be New Zealand's smartest power ...

Started by Anna C. in November 2009, about Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy

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Ford's Focus on the Environment 12° (7 replies)

Hello everyone, My name is Lynn, and I am a community manager reaching out to your on behalf of Ford Motor Company. I hope that it's okay that, that I wanted to add this thread to the forum to let everyone know that Ford is running a video submission contest ...

Started by Lynn K. in December 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Green energy, Nuclear, Solar

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SAVE 100 Million gallons of water in 2011 just by voting!! 2° (2 replies)

Help us save 100 million gallons of water in 200 schools across 8 drought States (Texas, Florida, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California and Hawaii). Just go to www.refresheverything.com/lifeneedswater and click on "Vote for this Idea". No need to register because you can choose to login via your Facebook account. ...

Started by Lee S. in November 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Children and Families, Education, Energy Saving, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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Which carbon footprint calculator to use? 24° (9 replies)

As there are so many out there in the internet, I'm not sure which ones are the best to use and why. Does anyone know? I'm guessing different ones will be better for different locations/types of carbon use too. Can anyone provide a high level breakdown of these too?

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Energy Saving

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wind energy 3° (3 replies)

What has been the experience of this forum in wind-solar hybrids? In theory, they are a great combination owing to the complimentary nature of the two resources (wind blows most when the sun shines least and vice versa), but in practice I have not seen too many large applications of ...

Started by Aypz K. in July 2010, about Energy Saving

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