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View Resource A Decision-Making Tool to Support Integration of Sustainable Technologies in Refurbishment Projects

An eight-page building simulation explaining the aim of the European SSHORT (Sustainable Social Housing Refurbishment Technologies) project, which is to increase and promote rational and efficient...

http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS2003/BS03_0055_62.pdf
View Resource A Fuel Cell Primer

A fuel cell consists of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte. In most cases, hydrogen fuel is fed into the anode of the fuel cell. Oxygen (or air) enters the fuel cell at the cathode....

http://www.fuelcells.org/info/library/iaeinews.pdf
View Resource A Geographic Perspective on the Current Biomass Resource Availability in the United States

Biomass is receiving increasing attention as scientists, policy makers, and growers search for clean, renewable energy alternatives. Compared with other renewable resources, biomass is very flexible;...

http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy06osti/39181.pdf
View Resource A Look Back at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Aquatic Species Program: Biodiesel from Algae

From 1978 to 1996, the U.S. Department of Energy?s Office of Fuels Development funded a program to develop renewable transportation fuels from algae. The main focus of the program, know as the A...

http://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/fy98/24190.pdf
View Resource A National Vision of America's Transition to a Hydrogen Economy — to 2030 and Beyond

Published as a result of the Hydrogen Vision Meeting. This document summarizes the potential role for hydrogen systems in America's energy future, outlining the common vision of the hydrogen economy....

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/hydrogenandfuelcells/pdfs/vision...
View Resource A Preliminary Analysis and Case Study of Transmission Constraints and Wind Energy in the West

A 17-page paper on the Rocky Mountain region?s wind energy potential. The Rocky Mountain region has been identified as possessing some of the most attractive wind resources in the western United S...

http://www.nrel.gov/wind/systemsintegration/pdfs/2005/millig...
View Resource Achieving 1 Billion Gallons of Biodiesel While Protecting Valuable Feedstocks

The combination of rising energy costs, increased global commodity demand, and the weak dollar are the main causes of rising food prices. It is important to note that U.S. biodiesel production is not...

http://www.biodiesel.org/resources/sustainability/pdfs/Achie...
View Resource Addressing Climate Change with Fuel Cell Technology

Ballard Power Systems and Plug Power have been evaluating the impact of hydrogen and fuel cell technology on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The results were independently verified by The Center for...

http://www.fuelcells.org/info/fuelcellsclimatechange.pdf
View Resource ADM Fact Sheet: Biodiesel Technical Information

In 1912, Rudolph Diesel had been using peanut oil to operate his new engines. During a demonstration at the World?s Fair, he said, ?The use of vegetable oils for engine fuels may seem ins...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/Biodiesel_Technical_Manua...
View Resource AE: Alternative Energy News and Information Resources

The AENews Network is a comprehensive set of online resources designed to raise public awareness and encourage debate about renewable energy technologies. AENews is dedicated to providing an open and...

http://www.alternative-energy-news.info/
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