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    One of the alternative plan is replacing coal-fired energy to solar energy in the industrial factories, in order to reduce the carbon dioxide (CO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and the nitrogen oxides (NOx). As most of scientists mentioned, the CO2 is one of the major greenhouse gas that causes the global warming; SO2 and NOx have link to several respiratory illnesses. In order to decrease the temperature globally and the cases of respiratory illnesses, the reduction of CO2, SO2 and NOx are the goals…

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    The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Nuclear Energy is a book that presents a definitively anti-fossil fuels stance on renewable energy written by Lester Brown, a lauded environmental scientist with more than 50 years of experience in the field of renewable energy who is certainly qualified to write about the topic. In the first half of the book, he discusses why society should phase out usage of fossil fuels, especially coal, as quickly as possible in order to prevent…

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    The most accessible converter of solar energy is solar panels and solar photovoltaic cells. The Photovoltaic converters convert straightly from solar light to electricity. According to the book, “A specialized category of solar cells that called the multi-junction or tandem cells are used in the applications which require very low weight and…

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    MAKING SOLAR ENERGY MORE ECONOMICAL: (SAFETY, WEIGHT BENEFIT, MATERIAL COST AND WOW FACTOR) Noah Garcia, Hongyu Chen, Pablo Bribiesca, Mohammed Ali Our group the Dream Green Team has only one goal in mind. To Make solar energy more economical. To make solar energy more economical a few things can be done. The cost to build solar panels can be decreased, the efficiency can be increased, or the storage of the energy can be more efficient. In the past decade solar panels have been improved…

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    With their technology they were able to develop roof shingles that are photovoltaic, and in hence took them to create what they call the solar roof. It looks like any regular roof, with cost comparable to that of a new roof. They plan to sell it to the public and pair it with their powerwall which stores energy. Sunlight energy…

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    In a speech to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Australian Minister for the Environment, Moss Cass said, “We have not inherited this earth from our parents to do with it what we will. We have borrowed it from our children and we must be careful to use it in their interests as well as our own.” The United Nations has predicted that, by 2050, the world’s population will be 9.6 billion and reach 10.9 billion by 2100 (“Don’t Panic” 1). Problems facing these future…

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    1. INTRODUCTION: The main focus of this assignment is to discuss or highlight why South Africa has embraced wind and solar as alternative energy sources. Wind and solar are the evolving renewable sources of energy. Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is collected from resources which are naturally refilled on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind. Solar energy is energy derived from the sun in the form of solar emission. And wind power is a form of renewable energy created…

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    Both sources of power have a cost. The largest nuclear power plant in the world is Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) or also know as the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant. The largest solar power farm in the world is the Olmedilla Photovoltaic Park, Spain. Nuclear power and solar power are both a power source. They have many similarities and differences, but solar power is is still a better source. Both Nuclear and Solar are power sources for humans, but solar power is more convenient that…

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    Expectations and Motivation Letter Study Research Objectives: Waiting 48 hours only to get 3 hours of electricity to watch highlights of my favorite soccer team was an unpleasant norm. The more concerning fact was the knowledge that we were among the 7% of the population who had access to electricity. The service was mediocre at best and mostly unreliable. I decided to take part in solving the problem, but as a 9-year-old child, how could I take on this great task? This is when I began setting…

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    Renewable energy is created from the earth and it never runs out because it mostly comes from the suns energy so it is constantly replenished. The most common forms of alternative resources that we use today include nuclear energy, hydro energy, wind energy and hydroelectric energy. Alternative resources is termed to configure the differences between fossil fuels and how they contribute to society. These forms of energy are not traditional forms from which you get out of fossil fuels, but they…

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