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China’s biggest project since the construction of the Great Wall: A Success or failure?

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At 1.3 miles wide, 600 ft high and boasting a reservoir that stretches over 405 square miles the Three Gorges Dam is not only the biggest hydroelectric dam in China, but also the world, the Three Gorges dam currently stands at five times larger than the Hoover Dam. The 32 turbines in 2014 produced a… Read more »

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5 benefits of using LED lights

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Everyone tells us that light emitting diodes (LEDs) are better than standard lighting – but what’s the reasoning behind it? To answer this question, we’ve picked out our top five benefits of using LED lights over traditional bulbs. 1. Efficiency The major benefit of using LED lights instead of traditional lighting is that they are… Read more »

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Electricity From Renewable Sources

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August 20, 2013 For thousands of years, technology has been deployed to take advantage of the force of nature, think of the sails on ships for example. As the world’s need for energy increased and we realised that fossil fuel supplies wouldn’t last forever, engineers began to look at nature as a power source. Today… Read more »

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Top 5 Ways To Use Solar Power In The Home

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June 5, 2014 Solar power has become part of our everyday lives, with wind turbines and solar panels widely used across the UK as an alternative form of generating energy. We all have to play our part in reducing the world’s carbon footprint by keeping the energy we use to a minimum. Here we take… Read more »

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Installing Solar Panels In Your Home

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September 27, 2013 Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular for home use as they are a way of generating electricity for free and can essentially save you money. How Solar Panels Work The way solar panels work is that they use sunlight to generate electricity by capturing the suns energy with special cells called photovoltaic… Read more »

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Renewable Energy: Wind Turbines & Wind Farms

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September 2, 2013 Windmills have been used over 100’s of years to provide energy for pumping water or grinding grain, as technology has evolved, its only right that windmills evolve too. Today, windmills have an exciting modern counterpart, the wind turbine- a renewable source of electrical energy. Wind farms made up of wind turbines are… Read more »

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