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We are living in curios times, when the World is facing immense global challenges, due to global warming [1], and the solutions have to be addressed collectively, from the global scale down to that of a household. Many of the solutions are within reach, but still need to mature. Many people do not understand the ...

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The Washington Post recently had an article [1] about the effects EPA's Clean Power Plan (CPP) may have on rural power utilities. The article focused on Seminole Electric Cooperative [2], in Florida. Seminole has a coal fired power plant, in rural Putnam County, Fla., that it built in the 1980's, after being encouraged ...

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The United States Congress is in the process of debating, and eventually passing some type of energy efficiency bill [1]. How effective this bill will be in improving energy efficiency, in the US, is still to be decided. What ever the outcome, the US will be playing catch up with the rest of the Developed ...

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The debate in tapping North Carolinas gas reserves has been raging since Sarah Palin started screaming "drill baby drill". At first it was all about off shore drilling, but quickly switched to fracking, when that technology became the hot news item. Our newly elected governor, Pat McCrory, even used it as one of the corner ...