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Burning the Future

In Burning the Future: Coal in America, writer/director David Novack examines the explosive forces that have set in motion a groundswell of conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia.

Burning The Future: Coal in America
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AREN’T DIESEL ENGINES CHEAPER FOR BACK-UP GENERATION?
Written by Administrator   
January 16, 2008
A:Diesel engines have been used a long time and they have proven performance and a mature diesel fuel delivery system. But diesel engines have lots of issues and costs that many of the newer technologies do not have. Diesels have higher operations and maintenance costs (O&M) than newer clean distributed generation systems, and they have fuel and fuel tank interruptions during times of outages and unprepared “events”. Most clean energy systems have ‘low’ or ‘no’ noise or pollution, cannot have fuel spills, and generate power even when there is no emergency - so you constantly know the unit is working, and lowering your energy bills as it does.
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Programs and Tips

Energy Star is the national program that rates appliances and promotes energy savings activities. Experts at the US Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Energy have also sorts of programs and tips. Here are three sites: