Energy Concern by Cyrus Saharkhiz
... Solar energy is also renewable, using phtovoltaic cells to convert the sun's rays into energy, whereas fossil fuels are rather limited in quantity. Solar energy is also more reliable in remote areas and, according to , can power useful applications such as calculators, laptops, and vehicles. Solar energy is also very safe. Nuclear power plants, however, contain dangerous amounts of radiation and atomic waste, and there is always the risk of catastrophes such as meltdowns.
Here Comes The Sun: Solar Energy is Becoming More Attractive for Mainstream Consumers by Kavar Peter
... It has always been cheaper to supply energy using fossil fuels, and consequently, renewable sources such as solar or wind power have not taken off. But the situation now appears to be changing. More and more, our consumption of energy is outstripping supply. The grid can barely keep up with demand and rolling blackouts are no longer just a concept. No wonder governments are looking for alternatives. And no wonder everyone is talking solar once again.
Alternative Energy, The Dream And The Reality by Allen Goldstone
... When used in higher concentrations, which can be as high as 85% it can damage fuel tanks and filters, can cause improper readings on fuel gauges and can corrode iron parts and electrical fuel pumps. It also has problems with high levels of evaporation and only provides 66% of the energy content of gas. With that said, in the short-term ethanol is one of the only solutions we have to the fact that transportation uses 67% of our nationís petroleum consumption.
How to Lower Your Gas Cost by 50% Starting Today! by Ted Ljungqvist
... The important thing here to understand is your average fuel economy. This, too, is very easy to calculate. Letís suppose that your calculations for the past few weeks look something like this: 21, 19, 23, 27, 17, 26. To find out the average fuel economy of your vehicle, simply total these numbers and then divide by the number of figures you are averaging. So, in this example; our average fuel economy would be 133 divided by 6; which would be 22.16 mpg.
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... The average calorie maintenance level for women in the United States is approx 2000 per day and the average for men is approx 2500 per day. These are only basic averages and are usually much higher for athletes or active individuals. A quick and easy method to find out how many calories you require per day for weight loss and maintenance is to calculate a calorie value with a multiplier as set out below. Fat loss = multiply your bodyweight in pounds with 12 calories (12 x lb).
The Stock Exchange - A Beginners Guide by Stuart Langridge
... Investing is graphs, moving averages, annual reports, company statements, calculators and work. Not so sexy. It's kind of like being an accountant but with marginally more life and a few graphs. But the great thing about investment is that in the long run, you decide whether you'll be successful or not. The harder you work at it, the luckier you will be. If you are just starting out, think about YOU first, not the market or companies. Decide on what you want to specialise on, whether the ...
Offsetting 4x4 Emissions Costs Less Than 25 Annually by Glady Reign
... First, the website suggests that drivers could reduce emissions as much as possible by changing behavior to use less fuel and be more fuel efficient. This step could also save a significant sum. The second step is to replace the fuel, oil, tires and car with more fuel efficient products and models, specifically high efficiency diesel vehicles, when such would be possible. Finally, drivers could neutralize the effects of the CO2 emissions that cannot be reduced or replaced by joining its scheme.
Weight Loss for Beginners by David Mcevoy
... An average adult male needs around 2500 calories a day just to live, and the average woman, 2000, but what about you? How do you work out how many calories your body needs each day? You can visit where you will find a very simple, calories per day calculator for adults. By putting in your height, age, sex, current weight, and activity level, you can find out how many calories your body is likely to need each day just to maintain your current weight.