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  1. Hydroelectric Power Plant B-Roll

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    from U.S. Department of Energy / Added

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    A hydropower system uses a dam to store river water in a reservoir. Water released from the reservoir flows through a turbine, spinning it, which then activates a generator to produce renewable electricity.

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    • Concentrating Solar Power Generation: Parabolic Troughs – Nevada B-Roll

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      A large-scale solar farm in Nevada generates renewable solar energy using parabolic troughs, a form of concentrating solar power (CSP) technology.

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      • Residential Geothermal Heat Pump Drilling and Installation B-Roll

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        A horizontal heat pump is installed in a Colorado residence; as this geothermal technology regulates space-heating and -cooling using the constant temperature of the earth, it uses 25% to 50% less…

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        • Commercial Photovoltaic Application – California Convention Center B-Roll

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          Several solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays turn a California convention center rooftop and parking structure into a source of clean energy.

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          • Residential Photovoltaic Solar Panels B-Roll

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            Footage shows exteriors of two Colorado residences that use photovoltaic (PV) panels to collect renewable solar energy, thereby reducing their dependence on external electric power. Net metering reveals…

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            • Smart Grid Pilot Program – Colorado B-Roll

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              An effort to modernize the electrical distribution system is piloted in Fort Collins, Colorado, where a smart grid connects industrial and commercial buildings employing renewable energy technologies…

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              • Concentrating Solar Power Tower Technology B-Roll

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                Solar power towers are systems that use an array of mirrors to focus the sun's energy on a tower-mounted heat exchanger to generate electricity.

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                • Wind Turbines: Converting the Energy of the Wind to Electricity B-Roll

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                  Wind turbines produce electricity for the power grid on a wind farm in southern Wyoming.

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                  • Concentrating Solar Power Parabolic Trough Systems B-Roll

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                    The parabolic trough is just one of the several types of concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies that focus the sun's heat using reflective surfaces to generate electricity.

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                    • Concentrating Solar Power Dish Systems B-Roll

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                      Each solar dish in a concentrating solar power (CSP) plant focuses the sun's heat toward a Stirling engine that converts the energy to electricity.

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                      • Large-Scale Application of Wind Energy B-Roll

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                        One of the largest and oldest wind farms in the United States is located in Southern California and consists of a variety of turbine designs and models.

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                        • Microalgae-to-Biofuel Technology B-Roll

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                          Microalgae strains grown in flasks, bottles, and transitional "raceways" are being monitored, tested, and cryogenically preserved in laboratory facilities at the National Renewable Energy…

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