http://michaeldinich.org - Portugal made history earlier this year when the country’s renewable energy sources generated enough power to exceed the country’s monthly consumption, according to Portugal’s transmission system operator, REN. The country’s last record, from 2014, was an average of 99.2 percent of renewable energy generation for the month. March 2018 surpassed that record with the average […]
http://michaeldinich.org - Over the past several years, the debate on renewable energy and climate change has gotten increasingly relevant and important. In 2016, a Pew Research Center study found that 89% of American citizens support expanding U.S. solar power efforts and 83% support increasing the use of wind power. In early January of 2017, China announced their […]
http://michaeldinich.org - Apple is one of the pioneering tech companies in the world and is setting the standard for other successful companies. Their stock has consistently grown in value over the past five years and is continuing to grow. Apple has not ignored its power to set the standard in how businesses operate, even regarding their environmental […]
http://michaeldinich.org - Water power, or rather Hydropower, is power derived from the energy of moving water. Hydropower is a technique used since ancient times. Watermills were used as not only a source of energy but also as irrigation systems and the operation of various mechanical devices like gristmills, sawmills, lifts, and trip hammers. Now, moving water can […]
http://michaeldinich.org - There is a lot that goes into creating renewable energy including the bare materials to create the technology that allows us to utilize renewable energy. Whether it is solar panels, water turbines, and even windmills need the right materials to be effective. Some raw materials contain the basis as to how energy can be organically […]
http://michaeldinich.org - There are cities all around the globe that have taken the bold initiative to go “green” and implement renewable energy models. As the general price of renewable energy drops, more cities beginning to consider the advantages of implementing green ideas and distancing themselves from fossil fuel powered electricity. A new report released by the CDP ...
http://michaeldinich.org - Installing solar panels in your home may seem like a massive home improvement project for the undertaking, but with the proper plan, solar panels are worth the pursuit. Not only do they help your electric bill, but they also help the environment. Once you decide to install solar panels, many questions arise. How long does […]
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http://michaeldinich.org - In 2016, the United States hit a pretty significant milestone in renewable energy. Over 1 million households across the nation invested in solar panels for their homes! But individuals are not the only ones who see the huge benefits of solar energy. In addition to the 1 million homes that installed solar panels, businesses also […]
http://michaeldinich.org - We all have bad habits. It’s the human condition. Some people don’t take the proper steps in caring for their health. Others carelessly drain their savings account on frivolous purchases. But what if your bad habit didn’t only affect you – it affected the environment as well? Do you actually pay attention to your energy […]
http://michaeldinich.org - Solar energy covers all of the power that comes from the sun. Most people picture solar panels when they think about solar energy, but those are not the only tools that humans have developed to harvest that energy. There are three broad categories that cover most solar energy technologies. If you are considering investing in […]
http://michaeldinich.org - Nothing lasts forever. When it comes to technology, most people are used to replacing their devices every few years. This mentality makes some people wary of using solar panels – a huge investment – because they assume they will have to replace them every so often. Fortunately, solar panels are much sturdier than the average […]
http://michaeldinich.org - Growing and funding existing US renewable energy standards could drastically save our country hundreds of billions of dollars in not just environmental costs, but also health costs, by 2050. New research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory of California and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of Colorado found that air quality and climate change mitigation would […]
http://michaeldinich.org - Renewable energy is still new to many. It is a slow process to introduce new forms of energy into society and making them the most efficient as possible. Whether it is wind power, hydroelectric power, and even solar power, these types of energy are becoming more and more popular in use around the globe. There […]