TITLE

EARTH, WIND AND FIRE

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Inventors' Digest;May2008, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at some of the approaches to alternative energy in the U.S. A study by the National Security Space Office concluded that space-based solar power deserves substantial national investment to address the country's future energy needs via a renewable energy source with no carbon emissions or hazardous waste. In 2007 the nation increased its wind-power generating capacity by 45 percent, the largest annual increase ever, according to the American Wind Energy Association.
ACCESSION #
31906125

 

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