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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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HOW DO I KNOW IF MY AREA HAS ENOUGH RESOURCE OR MY LOCATION IS RIGHT FOR A UNIT?
Written by Administrator   
January 16, 2008
A:As stated earlier, the National Renewable Energy laboratory produces renewable energy resource maps for biomass, hydropower, geothermal, wind and solar. But in all cases you need to engage a local expert who can visually review the site, in many cases use measuring equipment (and in some cases for wind, left on-site for extended periods) to insure when and where are the optimum positioning of on-site generation would be best. Local codes and special programs may also influence placement of hardware, address venting for tanks and battery banks, and enforce electric interconnection requirements.
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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: