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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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DONíT I LIVE FAR TOO NORTH FOR SOLAR?
Written by Administrator   
January 16, 2008
A:Hundreds of thousands of solar systems are in the Northern part of the United States and in Canada. More importantly, the siting of the system on the ground or roof to insure the solar panels have maximum sun access should be the greatest concern. Several programs including solar resource maps developed by the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) show where the best sunshine (known as insolation) happens to be. But frankly, we compensate with lower sunlight conditions with more solar panel area, greater storage, and hybrid systems. So in fact, solar can almost be anywhere, and some of the economic data shows that solar systems actually are more economic up north because energy prices are higher.
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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: