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Green Energy Links on Feb 19, 2010 in green energy links, solar incentives, energy incentives, renewable energy resources, power company rebates, minnesota power rebateFinancial Incentiveswww.seia.org (Federal Solar Tax Credit)www.irs.gov (Depreciation Information, Publication 551, page 5)www.irs.gov (Are state/utility rebates taxable income? -- Form 525, page 28)www.greatriverenergy.com (Great River Energy Solar E...



Natural Gas - Discussion on the Biggest Stimulus Idea on Dec 24, 2009 in biggest stimulus, oil demand, natural gas vehicles, economic answer, alternative fuel, natural gas reserves, oil supplyMatt Nolan (Lyndon Institute) wrote on September 16, 2009 at 1:30pmBut natural gas isn't the best solution. To solve this climate problem we need to radically change the way we use energy and just moving to something that still pollutes isn't good en...



The Soudan Mine & Geothermal Energy on Oct 2, 2009 in alternative energies iron range, renewable energy, geothermal energy, heat pumps, heat exchangers, soudan mine, soudan minnesota, geothermal energy from minesThe Soudan community has a tremendous opportunity to utilize the Soudan mine for producing heat and electricity. The mines’ close proximity to the town, coupled with its geothermal capabilities, ensure both great heating and air conditioning resou...



Studies/Reports on the Real Price of Corn Based Ethanol on Aug 6, 2009 in corn based ethanol, ethanol production failure, economic failure, food prices, corn ethanolEthanol Fuel from Corn Faulted as ‘Unsustainable Subsidized Food Burning’Food price spike: Is ethanol to blame?Ethanol Demand Threatens Food PricesWHAT IS THE REAL COST OF CORN ETHANOL?These links help substantiate our need for discontinuing subs...



Natural Gas - The Biggest Stimulus in the U.S. on Jul 29, 2009 in global warming, subsidies, biggest stimulus, natural gas vehicles, alternative fuel, ethanol production failureThe biggest stimulus package imaginable with long-term strength lies in our vast reserves of natural gas. In fact, U.S. and Canada have enough reserves to power all vehicles, including diesels, for the next 80-118 years.The U.S. could break their dep...



The Economy Answer - Natural Gas Vehicles on Jul 29, 2009 in fuel subsidies, biomethane, oil demand, natural gas vehicles, economic answer, alternative fuel, natural gas reserves, oil supply, ethanot production failureDemand Side Economics of OilThe U.S. imported nearly 70% of its oil in 2008. The U.S. has only 4% of the world's population, just 3% of the world's oil reserves, yet uses 25% of the world's oil. OPEC controls the supplies to boost prices that America...